Petersburg students sing at All-Northwest festival
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Three Petersburg High School students were selected to help represent Alaska at the All Northwest Choir and Music Festival in Portland last weekend. Bud Bergen, Stephanie Pfundt and Fran Abbott rehearsed and performed with hundreds of other top, young vocalists from Alaska, Washington, Oregon , Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. Bergen was in the Mixed Choir while Pfundt and Abbott were in the Treble Choir.
Matt Lichtenstein spoke with the local students and their teacher Matt Lenhard, who brought back some audio from their rehearsals and performances.
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From left: Bud Bergen, Fan Abbott, Stephanie Pfundt
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