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First Lady’s Festival of Songs features 15 high school choirs

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High school choirs from 15 schools throughout West Virginia will participate in the annual First Lady's Festival of Songs from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 in the Norman L. Fagan West Virginia State Theater at the Culture Center in the State Capitol Complex in Charleston. The event is free of charge and open to the public.

Each choir will present a 15-minute performance during the day-long event, which is sponsored by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts and also the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

"We are delighted to welcome these talented young performers to the Culture Center to celebrate the art of vocal music," WVDCH Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith said in a news release. "The First Lady's Festival of Songs is just one example of how the division is working to promote the arts in the Mountain State."

The performance schedule is as follows:

10 a.m. – Roane County High School Ensemble

10:15 a.m. – Riverside High School Melodic Fusion

10:30 a.m. - Nitro High School Showcats

10:45 a.m. – Winfield High School General Admission Show Choir

11 a.m. – Hurricane High School Red Hot Show Choir

11:15 a.m. – Fairmont Senior High School Madrigal Singers

11:30 a.m. – Elkins High School Vocal Ensemble

11:45 a.m. – Nicholas County High School Chorus

12:45 p.m. – Woodrow Wilson High School Vocal Ensemble

1 p.m. – Philip Barbour High School Choir

1:15 p.m. – Buffalo High School Choir

1:30 p.m. – Mingo Central Comprehensive High School Central Singers

1:45 p.m. – Hampshire County High School Harmony

2 p.m. – Cabell Midland High School Rhythm in Red

2:15 p.m. – Capitol High School VIPs