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High School Students Selected for All-District Choirs

Students in the vocal music program at Raytown High School and Raytown South High School were selected for the Kansas City Metro All-District choirs. Those selected participated in the All-District Choir Clinic and performance on Monday, Oct. 28 at William Jewell College. 

Raytown High School students selected to the Kansas City Metro All-District choirs included Aiden Harkins, Judson Hulme, Joshua McCarroll, and Jason Meyer who were selected to the Tenor I, Tenor II, Bass I, and Bass II (TTBB) honor choir and Kylie Butler, Abigail Meyer, and Tuesday Scanlon who were selected to the Soprano I, Soprano II, Alto I, and Alto II (SSAA) honor choir.

Raytown South High School student Eva Wendel was also selected to the SSAA honor choir.

As part of the selection process to the Kansas City Metro All-District choirs, students must prepare 90 seconds of a classical solo, identify key signatures, sing a melodic sight-reading piece, and sing their part in a 4-part harmonic sight-reading piece. 

Students from both high schools were also selected to the Freshmen and Sophomore Honor Choir. Students from Raytown High School included Naomi Gonterman, Cynne Soria, Clara Bryant, Mesmariah Hall, Parker Cobden, and Marques Alsup.

Students from Raytown South High School included Lilith Murray, Cameron Allen, Jamani Fleming, Sirroneus Looney, Nikyrean Looney-Wright, Jerry Mitchell, Alaura Snider, and Ciana Taylor.

The Raytown High School Choir program is under the direction of Alex Kolster and Brenda Yeates. The Raytown South High School Choir program is under the direction of Gretchen Kemp and Dr. Erin Lillie.