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NYSSA NEWS: Young musicians show talents, community meal coming up

Brian Blackmore of Nyssa Les Schwab and Nyssa Community Food Pantry manager Kathy Oliver show some of the items donated during Les Schwab’s Drive Away Hunger campaign. (The Enterprise/Susan Barton)

Nyssa School District choir members have been busy lately.

On Friday, the middle school advanced choir performed at the open house of Nyssa Mercantile.

Congratulations to eighth-grader London Hartley and junior Chloe Paton, who auditioned and were accepted into the prestigious OMEA (Oregon Music Education Association) All State Choirs. They will perform in Eugene in January.

Choir director Gretchen Longwell reports the Nyssa High School Select Choir and Middle School Advanced Choir recently participated in the 12th annual Idaho Youth Barbershop Festival at Boise State University. Students had the opportunity to work with Deke Sharon, music director and arranger of the . . .