Berreckman Spotlighted As Soloist At All-State Music Event
Each year approximately 3000 of the best high school musicians in the state audition for the Nebraska All-State Band, Chorus, Jazz Band and Orchestra which are sponsored by the Nebraska Music Educators Association (NMEA). Selection as a member of one of these groups is one of the highest music honors attainable in Nebraska.
Ms. Linda Johnson, Chair of Choral Affairs for the NMEA is pleased to announce that Cozad Junior Kennedy Berreckman, the daughter of Claude Jr and Karen Berreckman was among the 440 students selected to be a part of the All-State Chorus. Kennedy was also a soloist in the final concert after an audition as a result of being the #1 ranked in our region.
Guest Conductor for the group was Richard Bjella, Director of Choral Studies at Texas Tech University and Artistic Director of the San Antonio Chamber Choir. The chorus rehearsed Wednesday, November 16th through Friday, November 18th on the Univer- sity of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. The Concert was held of Friday, November 18th at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Nebraska- Lincoln campus.