The Daily Item
PENNS CREEK — Eight high school students from Penn View Christian Academy participated in an All-State Choir seminar and concert, sponsored by the Keystone Christian Education Association in Harrisburg.
They are Monique Freer, of Middleburg, Breanna McCarty, of Richfield, Kaitlin Rine, of Penns Creek, Kirsten Gingerich, of Mifflinburg, Casey Forney, of Lykens, Dustin Durkee, of Gratz, Darren Durkee, of Gratz, and Caleb Black, of Penns Creek.
Students in grades nine through 12 were screened and nominated by the local school administration and music faculty. Subsequently each nominee auditioned for the Keystone organization. Approximately 140 students participated from Christian schools across Pennsylvania.
The guest conductor was Richard Shelburne, minister of music at First Baptist Church, Land O’ Lakes, Fla. The young people joined voices in singing 11 religious, classical and Christmas works. Their final concerts were performed in the Capitol rotunda.