Calvary’s 2016-2017 Choral Scholars (Left to Right)

Kayla Deyarmin, soprano. Kayla, a junior music education and vocal performance major from Windber, is in her first year as a Choral Scholar.

 Ashlee Steiner, soprano. Ashlee is a sophomore vocal performance major from Indiana. This is her first full year as a Choral Scholar, although she sang with us occasionally last spring.

Michael Bilik, tenor. Michael is beginning his first year as a Choral Scholar. He is a sophomore vocal performance major from Derry. It is his voice that is now heard in the opening measures of the Sanctus that has become a deeply moving part of many communion services at Calvary.

Arlene Ivory, mezzo-sporano. Arlene is a senior vocal performance major from Ashville, Pennsylvania. This is her second year as a Choral Scholar.

Jay Clinton, bass. Jay is a junior vocal performance major from Uniontown, Pennsylvania. This is his second year as a Calvary Choral Scholar.

Three of the Choral Scholars—Ashlee, Arlene, and Michael—were heard in IUP’s production of Johann Strauss’s operetta Die Fledermaus in Fisher Auditorium, December 2-4, 2016. Jay presented his junior voice recital in Gorell Hall on November 5, and Arlene and Kayla have recitals coming in spring 2017.