CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- The Walter Panas High School Chamber Choir went for the gold last week.
The choir won a Level 6 Gold Rating at the NYSSMA Major Festival on May 23. Level 6 is the highest level that NYSSMA has designated for choirs.
This is the first time the choir received a gold ranking. The group performed "Saul" by Egil Hovland, "Battle of Jericho" by Moses Hogan, and "When Midnight Mists are Creeping" by Greg Gilpin.
The Walter Panas High School Chamber Choir received support from music teachers including Darrin Grimm, Cynthia Ramirez, and Patrick Murphy.