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St. Fran­cis Ele­men­tary Choir to com­pete at Na­tional Mu­sic Fes­ti­val

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The St. Fran­cis Ele­men­tary Choir in Har­bour Grace will be Ot­tawa-bound this sum­mer.

The choir, un­der the di­rec­tion of mu­sic teacher Paula Mackey Brushett, is pre­par­ing to par­tic­i­pate in the Na­tional Mu­sic Fes­ti­val Fi­nals Aug. 6-12, 2017 at the Univer­sity of Ot­tawa.

The ad­ju­di­ca­tor of the Ki­wa­nis Mu­sic Fes­ti­val in Car­bon­ear rec­om­mended the choir com­pete on the na­tional level. The choir’s en­try per­for­mance was suc­cess­ful, and mem­bers are now get­ting ready for their na­tional per­for­mance this com­ing sum­mer.

At the end of the competition, first-place win­ners will re­ceive $5,000, while sec­ond place re­ceives $2,500.

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The St. Fran­cis Ele­men­tary Choir will be head­ing to Ot­tawa this fall to com­pete on the na­tional level.

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