|Robbinsdale All-District Elementary Choir, Armstong and Cooper Symphonic Bands and Orchestras, Bell Canto, Cantori and Concert Choirs|
|Guest conductor, Kathy Salzman Romey|
Robert Peterson from the Minnesota American Directors Association presented certificates of appreciation to the choral directors in conjunction of the 50th anniversary of this organization. He referenced Minnesota as the "Land of 10,000 Choirs". Indeed we are blessed with so many outstanding choirs starting from the elementary level on up through the colleges and then in churches and other professional and informal choruses.
The director of the Metropolitan Boy's Choir, Bea Hasselman, has even has established a choir at a prison in Red Wing, Minnesota. She noted how that one of the inmates after singing a particularly meaningful song felt something wet on his cheek. He didn't know what it was...
Music is a great medicine for the soul.