Several youth from St. John's Lutheran Church, Cordova, attended the Gathering of the Talents at Concordia University on April 6, 2013. The Gathering is held annually 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.
Music entries were: Peytan Brandt, snare drum solo, Superior rating. Trystan Brandt, trumpet solo, Outstanding rating ( purple ribbon ). Ella Wilkins, flute and piano solos, Superior ratings. Jordyn Brandt accompanied the solos on piano.
Art entries were: Devin Harrison, clay sculpture, Superior rating. Cammie Harrison, colored pencil drawing, Excellent rating. Peytan Brandt, metal sculpture, Outstanding rating ( purple ribbon ). Trystan Brandt, wood sculpture, Outstanding rating. Devin and Cammie Harrison also attended a new art workshop event.
Ella Wilkins and Misty Casper performed a dramatic skit and received a Good rating.
The participants who performed musical pieces are pictured from the left, Trystan & Peytan Brandt, Ella Wilkins, and accompanist Jordyn Brandt.
The participants who entered art projects are pictured from the left, Trystan & Peytan Brandt, and Cammie & Devin Harrison.