The Hickory Tree Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International will award its annual $1,000 scholarship to Madeleine Rosenthal, a graduating senior at Westfield High School, during a July 13 public performance at the Shrine of St. Joseph in Stirling, NJ. 

Ms. Rosenthal has been involved in choral singing since elementary school, and this year was President of the Westfield High School chorus, which is comprised of six ensembles. Ms. Rosenthal has been a soloist in the chorus and jazz band, and sang soprano in the New Jersey All-State Women’s Chorus. She has played the lead role in Westfield high school musicals the past three years, and was named Outstanding Supporting Actress by Montclair State Foxy Awards for her role in “The Cherry Orchard.” This fall, Ms. Rosenthal will attend the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music, studying voice, songwriting, music production, and music business.

Hickory Tree Chorus is an award-winning women’s chorus singing popular music in four-part acappella harmony, barbershop style. The chorus welcomes interested singers to visit one of its weekly rehearsals at the Shrine of St. Joseph, 1050 Long Hill Road, in the Stirling section of Long Hill Township. Performance, membership, and more information at hickorytreechorus.org