THE EIGHTH GRADE CHOIR presented their winter concert last week. The students were directed by Sheri Lieffring and accompanied on the piano by Mary Ebanks. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Eighth grade choir concert

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Jennifer Edwards
Big Lake Middle School eighth grade choir students held their annual winter concert last week, kicking things off with the traditional English carol God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, arranged by Elizabeth Campbell.
Their second song, Madrigal of the Bells, was written by Linda Spevacek.This was followed by the select choir singing four songs, Deck the Halls, Jingle Bells, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town and We Wish You A Merry Christmas.
The concert continued with Noel, Noel, arranged and translated by Spevacek.
The eight graders concluded their concert with You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch, with lyrics by Dr. Seuss, music by Albert Hague, arranged by Jeff Funk. Remington Andrews and Chance Ottinger had speaking parts in this song.

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George I. Florek

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