Four students from Trinity Christian Academy recently auditioned and selected to be members of the acclaimed Texas Girls’ Choir. The new choir members are third graders Ava Luecker and Addison Spillers; fourth grader Carrera Zwieg; and fifth grader Brenna Wilson.
"This opens the door for these four girls to receive fantastic musical training, be involved with a mentorship program the choir has in place, and will get to perform locally, nationally and internationally, was well as be featured on local television stations,” Evie Janyszek, music teacher said.
Janyszek expressed her pride in how the students handled the pressure of the auditions.
"I am incredibly proud of these four girls,” she said. “It took a lot of gumption to audition in front of strangers for such a prestigious choir. They rose to the occasion with grace and I am thrilled that they have been offered this opportunity."
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Elementary principal Lyrical Squyres echoed Janyszek’s sentiments.
"I am extremely proud of these girls,” Squyres said. “They are using their God-given talents to bless so many."
The Texas Girls’ Choir, founded in 1962 and headquartered in Fort Worth, requires students to maintain least a "B" average in school and be willing to meet standards in appearance and attendance. Each student had to pass a preliminary and final audition and be able watch the Director and physically be able to do the choreography. The choir will develop the students’ musical and vocal talents by performing challenging repertoires of music.
Luecker is the daughter of Kosta and Adrienne Luecker of Fort Worth, Spillers is the daughter of Wes and Lauren Spillers of Weatherford, Wilson is the daughter of Nick and Charlene Wilson of Weatherford and Zwieg is the daughter of Mark and Whitney Zwieg, also of Weatherford.
Performance schedules can be found at texasgirlschoir.org and more information is available on Trinity Christian Academy at tcaeagles.org.