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Posted October 22, 2013

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Del Norte Student Selected to All-National Honor Choir

Senior Melanie Pino will perform with 670 talented high school musicians at the end of the month in Nashville.

Melanie Pino, a Del Norte senior, has been selected as a member of the 2013 All-National Honors Choir sponsored by the National Association for Music Education. Melanie will join more than 670 of the most musically talented and skilled high school students in the United States to perform at a gala concert on Oct. 30 in Nashville, Tenn.

Melanie is an outstanding soprano singer who has shared her talent at school, district solo and honor choir festivals, New Mexico All-State Honor Choir for three years and the State Choir Contest. She has traveled to Denver and Anaheim with her school choirs.

Melanie also is a brilliant student, athlete, and leader at Del Norte, serving as the school's student body vice president.

"We are extremely proud that Melanie is representing us at the national level and wish her the best," said Del Norte choir director Katherine Green.

The All-National Honor Choir will perform at a concert with other national ensembles for an audience of thousands on Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Presidential Ballroom of the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.

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