Eleven local elementary school students from Abraham Lincoln Elementary in Hodgenville and St. Ann’s in Howardstown participated in the 24th annual Fourth District Treble Chorus Saturday in Bardstown. About 200 area students gathered for the event.
Prior to the concert, the students auditioned to represent their school and gathered for several rigorous practices with Penny Akers, music instructor at ALES. Students involved were Silas Taylor, Lydia Becker, Helen Anderson, Gabi Faught, Dylan Rowe, Alexis Grimes, Alexes Remmel, Megan Jarboe, Maggie Cecil, Samantha Martin and McKenzie Hornback.
Guest conductor for the event was Jill Campbell, director of music for children at Centenary United Methodist Church and former director of the Lexington Singers Children’s Choir.
The program included a wide variety of musical selections including Funga Alafia, Firefly, Every Night When the Sun Goes In, Green Eggs and Ham, Inscription of Hope and Hand Me Down My Silver Trumpet.
The LaRue County group was accompanied by Wilma Ewing, Karlotta Cecil and Kathy Ross.