FMS student selected for Opus Honor Choir Festival
Fairfield Middle School student Alyson Reid was recently selected to participate in the 31st annual Opus Honor Choir Festival.
The 2016 Opus Honor Choirs will perform at 4 p.m. Thursday in C.Y. Stephens Auditorium in the Iowa State Center in Ames.
More than 3,000 students were nominated by their directors for 720 positions in the four Opus Honor Choirs. Selections were made by means of a recorded audition.
Reid will be singing Alto II in the 7th & 8th Grade Treble Clef Honor Choir, with guest conductor Sarah Bouska, Mason City Community Schools.
Other guest conductors of the choirs include: Shelly Schaeufele, Waukee Community Schools, 5th & 6th Grade Elementary Honor Choir; Andrew Tadlock, Davenport Community Schools, 7th & 8th Grade Bass Clef Honor Choir; and Luke Johnson, Iowa Western Community College, 9th Grade Mixed Honor Choir.
The Opus Honor Choir Festival is made possible by the Iowa Choral Directors Association Inc.
At Fairfield Middle School, Reid is active in band, drama club, book club, choir, student council and the school play.