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AHS Choirs Hit High Notes in New York

 AHS choirs singers

ANKENY, Iowa (April 30, 2018) - The Ankeny High School choirs earned several honors at the World Strides Onstage Heritage Music Festival in New York. 

  • Concert Choir: Adjudicator Award and first place over-all in the festival (all choirs in all classes.)
  • Concert Choir: Gold Rating; first place in class
  • Cantorei: Gold Rating, first place in class
  • Ankeny Singers: Gold Rating; third place in class
  • The AHS program also won the “Choral Sweepstakes” award for having the two highest scoring choirs in different classifications (mixed & women’s choirs.)

The AHS choirs competed with approximately thirty other choral ensembles from across the country.  They are directed by Ben Walters and Mackenzie Walsh.