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Fossum Middle School choir to perform at Carnegie Hall: The mixed choir at McAllen ISD’s Fossum Middle School has been selected to perform in a Choral Festival at New York City’s world-famous Carnegie Hall in April 2020. This opportunity is being funded, in part, by the McAllen Education Foundation.

This will be the first time ever that a McAllen ISD choir has performed at the famous venue. The students will be working with Greg Gilpin, a well-known conductor and composer. They will perform a brand new piece of music which Mr. Gilpin composed. It will be an enriching experience for these students.

Fossum Mixed Choir

Since 1996, the McAllen Education Foundation has awarded 385 grants, worth approximately $568,000, and benefited more than 54,000 students. To contribute to the Carnegie Hall performance, please contact Fossum Choir Director Lizette Ochoa at [email protected]. Pictured are members of the Fossum mixed choir along with Ms. Ochoa (at left) and Assistant Choir Director Gabriel Trevino at right.

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