Monday, November 19, 2012
For the second year in a row, Council Rock South's Select Choir and Orchestra Ensemble will perform at the White House.
Council Rock South students will again perform at the White House in December. The Select Choir and Orchestra Ensemble were invited to the White House after a rigorous audition process, for the second year in a row. Last year the two groups participated in the holiday open house series in Washington, D.C., where they performed for an assortment of lawmakers, dignitaries, staff, friends, media and more. The choir will perform on Thursday, Dec. 13 and the orchestra will perform on Saturday, Dec. 22.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
The list of new White House interns includes a Churchville resident.
There are paper-pushing internships. Amazing career-boosting internships. And then there are White House internships. Valerie Delp of Pepperdine University School of Law, and a Churchville resident, is going to find out the difference this summer. The White House announced her participation in its 2012 internship program this week. Interns work in one of several White House departments, from the Office of Chief of Staff to the Office of the White House Counsel. Additional information about the White House Internship Program is available here:www.whitehouse.gov/internships. The application for the Spring 2013 program is available on the website. Other interns from the state: Daniel Barrett, Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA; Carnegie Mellon …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Two musical groups from Council Rock South were chosen to perform at the White House before Christmas.
Not many kids who pick up a violin at 5 years old predict they might be playing at the White House someday. But, for two Council Rock South music groups, that's exactly what will happen a couple days before Christmas this year. The Council Rock South Orchestra and Vocal Ensemble have been chosen to perform at the White House on Dec. 22 as part of its holiday open house series. A few weeks ago, Orchestra Director Chris Simon emailed the White House staff, encouraging them to listen to samples of the groups' work and asking for a chance to perform. He also noted their trip to France last spring and how they worked with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Simon said the groups are “exemplifying what is best in American education." Then, a week ago, …