Purkerson Named to 2019 All-State Chorus
Each year, approximately 3,000 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 Education Association. Selection as a member of one of these groups is one of the highest music honors attainable in Nebraska.
Mr. Chris Storm, Director of Choral Affairs for the Nebraska Music Education Association, is pleased to announce that Nebraska Christian senior Clay Purkerson has been named to the 2019 All-State Chorus. Purkerson, son of Travis & Ruth Purkerson of Central City, is among the 440 students selected to be part of the 2019 All-State Chorus. He was also selected to the All-State Chorus in 2018. Guest conductor for the 2019 group will be Dr. Brady Allred, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Salt Lake Choral Artists in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The All-State Chorus will rehearse Thursday, November 21st through Saturday, November 23rd on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, the host site of the 2019 NMEA Conference/Clinic. A final public concert will be held on Saturday, November 23rd, at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.