Class of 2024 steps into the spotlight in concert choir's senior showcase

Thursday night was the Steel Valley Concert Choir's Senior Showcase, where the concert choir celebrated its seniors with a selection of special songs.

Along with full choir performances, the showcase featured solo performances from multiple seniors, each of whom selected songs with a special place in their heart.

The show began with the choir's performance of The Beatles' classic "Let It Be." Senior Shatyra Parker opened the solo performances with a rendition of Tori Kelly's interpretation of the Stevie Wonder song "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing."

Senior Alexis Palucis added some musical theater flavor with her performance of Katherine Lynn-Rose's "Top of My School." The men in the concert choir took the stage for a performance of John Lennon's "Imagine," which included a solo from Ryan Packer.

The solo performances continued with senior Wendoll Slade's performance of the Plain White T's "Hey There Delilah" and with senior Pe'Shince McCarrell's rendition of Ricky Montgomery's "Mr. Loverman." Senior Cianna Shankle closed out the solo performances with her performance of Green Day's hit "Wake Me Up When September Ends."

The women in the concert choir took the stage for a special arrangement of the George Harrison-penned Beatles hit "Here Comes the Sun," which included a solo by Rebekah Kleiber. The full choir then closed the show with a medley from Walt Disney's classic Aladdin."

The next show from the music department is the annual spring band and choir concert, which will be Wednesday, May 8.