Cape Henlopen High School’s Cape Chorale group, under the direction of Louise Foster, has been invited by the U.S. Department of the Interior to perform at the National Christmas Tree Music Program in Washington, D.C., from 6 to 6:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13. The chorale will perform on stage on the Ellipse in President’s Park, entertaining visitors from around the world who have come to view the lighting of the National Christmas Tree.
“We are honored and excited to be able to participate in this prestigious event. It will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for our students,” said Foster. Foster immediately accepted the invitation upon receipt Oct. 23.
Shown in back (l-r) are Cape Chorale members Joel Torres, Ben Wiswell, Da’Shaun Truitt, Demontre Daniels, Zane Daddona, Andrew Maglione, Marcus Davis and Bryan Mallet; in middle, Davielle Marsh, Gianna Abboud, Sarah Dziak, Danielle Taylor, Allison Lowndes, Elizabeth Sparks, Ellie Sutton, Autumn Willis, Jessyca Norwood, Elena Campbell and Ashley Avelleyra. In front are Morgan Vezmar, Sarah Schlater, Lia Naselli, Meghan Bennett, Alyssa Mocci, Victoria Sanchez and Brianna Porter. Not shown are Austin Brooks, Nora Carle, Mariko Daisey, Kaitlin Philcox, Hannah Schrock and Jeremiah Sturge.