Seven Panola Singers Earn Spots in All State Choir

Panola College students selected to perform in the 2018 Texas Two Year College All State Choir Concert are, from left, Shannon James, Tenaha; Kyana Reagan, Lufkin; Hunter Moon, Beckville; Ahmad Casel, Jacksonville; Shelby Brown, Carthage; Christion Taylor, Longview and Jame’Cia Taylor, Carthage.

December 7, 2017 - Seven members of the Panola College Chorale will sing with the 2018 Texas Two Year College All State Choir in February. They include Shannon James, Kyana Reagan, Hunter Moon, Ahmad Casel, Shelby Brown, Christion Taylor, and Jame’Cia Taylor.

The students auditioned at the Region 3 Texas Two Year College All State Choral Auditions on Friday, Nov. 3, at Angelina College.

The students will join other singers from around the state in the All State Choir Concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17. The concert, under the direction of Dr. Wallace Long, Jr., will be held in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio as part of the annual Texas Music Educators Convention.

“These young singers spent hours preparing for their auditions, and I am thrilled to see that their hard work paid off,” said Sandra Bauer, Panola College Vocal Music professor and director of the Panola College Chorale and Pipers.“