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District 279 Children’s Chorus Presents 50th Anniversary Concert April 8

Apr 02, 2017 12:10PM ● By Wendy Erlien

graphic provided by Osseo Area Schools

To celebrate the 50th years of the District 279 Children’s Chorus, a special concert is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, April 8 at Park Center Senior High School in Brooklyn Park.

ISD 279 Children’s Chorus provides vocal music experience for elementary students and performs in the community. The chorus has approximately 100 members representing every elementary school in Osseo Area Schools. Each fall, fourth and fifth grade students may audition to join the chorus.

In addition to performances by current members, Children’s Chorus alumni are encouraged to return to the stage for two songs, according to a press release from Osseo Area Schools. Alumni can contact the Children’s Chorus Co-Director Rachel Veenker at for a copy of the music. 

The April 8 concert is free, but donations are accepted to the ISD 279 designed to “Children’s Chorus."

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