Local choir makes state grade

The Treble Choir of the Cavanal Chorale received an honorable mention April 26 at the State Junior Music Festival held at Southern Nazarene University. They performed “Ubuntu” in the upper elementary ensemble competition. The choir is under the direction of Matthew Houston of Heavener.The Poteau Musical Arts Society paid the entry fees for the students attending the state competition. The Poteau Musical Arts Society is a member of the Oklahoma and National Federation of Music Clubs.