Maddy Gude and Audrey Groot, 7th graders at Sheldon Middle School were recently selected for participation in the twenty-seventh annual Opus Honor Choir Festival. Over 3400 students were nominated by their directors for 720 positions in the four Opus Honor Choirs.
Selections were made by means of a recorded audition.
Guest conductors of the choirs include Roger Hatteberg, 5th & 6th Grade Elementary Honor Choir; Kelly Truax, 7th & 8th Grade Bass Clef Honor Choir; Linda Ferjak, 7th & 8th Grade Treble Clef Honor Choir; and Dr. Gerald Kreitzer, 9th Grade Mixed Honor Choir.
The 2012 Opus Honor Choirs will perform at 4:00 p.m. November 15th in C.Y. Stephens Auditorium in the Iowa State Center in Ames. The Opus Honor Choir Festival is under the auspices of the Iowa Choral Directors Association, Inc.
Maddy is the daughter of Jim and Linda Gude of Sheldon and Audrey is the daughter of Lori Letner and Jay Groot also of Sheldon. The girls are directed by Mr Adam Orban.