Vinton Shellsburg Middle School and High School students entertained friends and family on Thursday night.
Directors Eric Tabaka and Michala Martin directed the choirs. Students from 6th through 12 grade performed several Christmas selections.
The 6th Grade Choir was made up of the following students:
Jackie Baldridge, Rylee Boggess, Maddison Bunten, Kaylee Cantrell, Libby Condry, Aden Dawson-Fink, Oliviah Doty, Jax Elwick, Taven Embry-Gerard, Katelyn Fleming, Faith Kies, Nakota McDaniel, Addyson McGlothlin, Jenna Rippel, Axel Rodman, Johnathan Rogers, Emersyn Svoboda, Zach Ternus, Jordon Tucker, Lauren Voss, Colby Walker, Kieran Wiest-Clark.
The students performed Whisper!, Did You Ever Notice?, and Santa Claus is Comin' to Town.
Following the 6th graders, the 7th graders performed two songs including, A Very, Very, Merry, Merry Christmas, and The Winter Snow.
7th Grade Choir Members were:
Jaydynn Baumert, Mary Clair, Caleb Coder, Bri Dulin, Aimee Happel, Adessa Howe, Adalee Klein, Colt Koeppen, Payton LeFevere, Araya Lund, Aliyah Lutz, Grace Markland, Cali McDaniel, Ben McNeill, Syndy Morin, Daisy Mullinex, Sophia Newton, Steven Rogers, Amala Sloop, Kaylee Stancel, Landon Wygle.
The 7th Graders were joined by the 8th Grade Choir and sang Jingle Bell Rock.
The 8th Graders singers included:
Vera Celo, Keyan Cook, Taryn Cripe, Maddie Fowler, Leo Flynn, Christine Pelton, Cadee Redlinger, Kaylein Rock, Hudson Rule, Chloey Sercy, Birgitta Sloop, Annalyn Stiefel, Calli Torres, Gracie Whelan.
The 8th Grade Choir performed the songs The First Noel/Pachelbel's Canon and Just a Little Baby.
Next up was the Treble Choir. The twelve students sang Like it's Christmas, Once Upon a December (from Anastasia), Winter with you, and Mele Kalikimaka soloists were Tori Elwick and Noel McKenna.
Members of the Treble Choir were:
Emma Baldridge, Eric Brown, Natalie Dean, Alex Dice, Tori Elwick, Hanna Higley, Aubrey Lund, Noel McKenna, Sabian Ott, Lilly Rider, Jenna Robinson, Kylie Worthen.
The Chamber Carolers performed two songs, Hydom, Tiddlydom, and Carol of the Bells. This group was made up of a group of students who performed downtown during the open house and practiced before school each morning since October in preparation for the Christmas events.
The Concert Choir was the last ensemble to perform before the finale. The choir sang The Promised Land and I know I've been changed which featured three soloists, Kinzley Kurth, Bryce Walker, and Bryleigh Farmer. They also sang Light and Stille Nacht (Silent Night).
The Concert Choir was made up of the following students:
Thomas Carte, Jacob Chase, Cameron Dawson-Fink, Bryleigh Farmer, Alyssa Fuehrer, Darby Glynn, Samuel Glynn, Ray Goad, Jacon Helter, Caius Higley, Kinzley Kurth, Maya Lapan-Islas, John McNeill, Nick Mesa, Dallas Morris, Morgan Reeves, Yasmine Rogers, Magdalena Roy, Hudson Sallee, Blaze Soquet, Mason Swallom, Bryce Walker, Steven Wichtendahl.
The Combined High School Choirs wrapped up the evening with A "Holiday Road" of Carols.
Photos can be seen here.