Music participants in the Gathering of Talents at Concordia University from St. John’s Lutheran church in Cordova are pictured. Back row from the left are Peytan Brandt, Trystan Brandt and Ella Wilkins. Front row from the left are Danielle Klenke and Sarak Casper.
Several youth from St. John’s Cordova, attended the Gathering of Talents at Concordia University, Seward, on April 14. The Gathering is held annualy for youth up to 8th grade to perform in the areas of music, art, dance, drama, and creative writing. The youth are judged by Concordia students.
In the music category participants were: 4th grader, Sarah Casper, piano, Excellent rating; 4th grader, Danielle Klenke, piano, Superior rating; 5th grader Peytan Brandt, snare drum solo, Superior rating; 7th grader, Ella Wilkins, piano, Superior rating; and Trystan Brandt, trumpet solo, Outstanding rating (purple ribbon).
In the art category particiants were: Madison Zumpfe, 2-D Art, Excellent rating; Kindergartener, Devin Harrison, 3-D Art, Superior rating; 3rd grader, Cammie Harrison, 3-D Art, Excellent rating; 4th grader, Danielle Klenke, 2-D Art, Superior rating; 5th grader, Peytan Brandt, pencil drawing, Superior rating; and 7th grader, Trystan Brandt, computer generated art, Excellent rating.
The elementary Sunday School class performed a puppet show receiving an Excellent rating, and the Jr. High Sunday School class performed a dramatic skit receiving an Excellent rating.
The event concluded with a concert and awards ceremony.