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Thirteen D. 202 middle school singers perform at Carnegie Hall

  Thirteen District 202 middle school students performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City this month as part of the 2018 Middle School Honors Performance Series Choir.

The students attended Aux Sable and Ira Jones middle schools in the 2017-2018 school year.

The students are:

Aux Sable Middle School

  • Mackenzie O’Leary

Ira Jones Middle School

  • Vivian Bohm
  • Justin Conrad
  • Jonathan Gilmore
  • Katelyn Holloway
  • Lauren Keith
  • Michael Petro, Jr.
  • Emma-Jo Rodgers
  • Justin Watt
  • Noelle Asiyanbi
  • Lillian Del Alcazar
  • Natalie Liapis
  • Malorie Wons

Three students including Bohm attended the same program in June 2017.

Ira Jones Choir Director Karen Blair nominated the students and attended the event held June 20-24, 2018.

Students had to submit a resume, a singing sample and once accepted had to memorize five songs. The students went to New York to rehearse for three days with other choir members from around the world. The trip culminated with a performance in the famed Carnegie Hall.

O’Leary was chosen to sing a solo and Asiyanbi introduced a song during the performance.