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Regional honor choir youth to perform Dec. 15 holiday concert

Rainier Youth Choirs performed on the 2011 Argosy Christmas Ship. They perform on the ship again this year on Dec. 5. For tickets visit ww.argosycruises.com. - Courtesy photo/Leora Schwitters:
Rainier Youth Choirs performed on the 2011 Argosy Christmas Ship. They perform on the ship again this year on Dec. 5. For tickets visit ww.argosycruises.com.
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Area music teachers nominated their school's top singers to participate in Rainier Youth Choirs' first annual holiday community honor choir offering.

Young musicians earning the distinction:

• Fairwood Elementary, Kent: Sophia Brewer, D'Andre Jackson, Aiden Schlecht, Garrett Thornton

• Grass Lake Elementary, Kent: Matthew Graham, Maddy Kimmet, Morgan Marko

• Horizon Elementary, Kent: Dominick Grundy

• Lake Youngs Elementary, Kent: Natalie DeLatt, Jordan Schaff

• Renton Park Elementary, Renton: Kaitlyn Anderson, Faith Benoit, ZeiViehre Lindsey, Kayla Nieto

• Scenic Hill Elementary, Kent: Ian Cunningham, Andrew Kirkland, AlmaBrisia Vargas-Conwell

• Soos Creek Elementary, Kent: Taylor Davis, Juan Gayles, Kaitlyn Nation, Brielle Perkins, Cindy Roberts

• Millennium Elementary, Kent: Angelique Smith

• Homeschool: Elena Kittelson, Rebekah West, Samuel West

They will perform during Rainier Youth Choirs annual holiday choral concert, "The Heavens are Singing," at 3 p.m. Dec. 15 at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 19800 108th Ave. SE, Kent.

To share in the spirit of giving, RYC is holding a drive for the Kent Food Bank in conjunction with the concert. Attendees get a drawing ticket for each nonperishable item they donate. The more people bring for the food bank, the better their chances to win prize baskets.

Families are invited to the concert and a "cookie mingle" that follows.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors/students if purchased in advance (available online at www.RainierYouthChoirs.org or $15/$12 at the door. Tickets are available at the door starting at 2:15. Doors open at 2:30 with festival seating and season ticket holders have preferred seating.

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