ROXBURY, NJ - Fourteen Roxbury High School students successfully auditioned recently for the American Choral Directors Association Eastern Division High School Honors Choir. This prestigious ensemble is composed of the top singers in the northeastern part of the United States.   

The successful auditioners with their grades in parentheses:

Omar Abdallah (12), Taylor Bailey (12), Brendan Coulthurst (10), Laurel Cousineau (11), Justin Kurbansade (11), Seth Lines (10), Matthew Malsbury (12), Cristian Marrero (11), Amanda Melchers (12), Gabriella Mutone (11), Joseph Negron (11), David Petrov (11), Mackenzy Reilly (11) and Emily Rheinhardt (12).  

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The students will be performing under the direction of Edith Copley, director of choral activities at Northern Arizona University, in Rochester, N.Y. March 4 through March 7.   

The American Choral Directors Association is a national organization founded in 1959 to serve the professional needs of all choir directors.

From its origin, ACDA has promoted excellence in choral music through its workshops, symposia, choral program exchanges, international efforts and especially through its conferences. Its mission is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy.