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While most college students are enjoying winter break and unwinding from final exams, some 25 UNC Asheville student singers are traveling to the performance of a lifetime. UNC Asheville's Chamber Singers, the university's premiere student voice ensemble, has been invited to perform at the White House on December 17. The group will sing for VIP tours at the Holiday Open House.
The choir will perform under the direction of Melodie Galloway, UNC Asheville assistant professor of music. It is the third consecutive year that the UNC Asheville group has been invited to perform.
In addition to the performance at the White House, the Chamber Singers will also sing for wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Memorial Hospital on December 16.
Student choir members are Keller Berry of Whittier; Case Boehm of Charlotte; Molly Burch of Wilmington; John Coggin of Asheboro; Jonathan Crepeau of Wilmington; Anna Deierlein of Blythewood, S.C.; Joshua Doub of Vale; Keith Fletcher of Yadkinville; Kylee Frye of Supply; Benjamin Hinman of Asheville; Jared Hooker of Candler; Herlie Huff of Lake Toxaway; Emma Hutchens of Yadkinville; Megan Kazmierski of Nebo; Keisuke Koyasu of Japan; Tobin Kvalvik of Asheville; Jaqueline Lowe of Durham; Joshua McDaniel of Shippensburg, Pa.; Millie Palmer of Asheville; Anna Roberto of Morganton; Sarah Sanders of Morganton; David Waters of Greensboro and Allison Weinstock of Chapel Hill.
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