Massena Central High School Women's Chorus preparing for state adjudication
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:48 am

MASSENA -- The Massena Central High School Women’s Chorus recently prepared for NYSSMA Majors (adjudication) and sang a song called “Hotaru Koi” in Japanese.

To work on the language more specifically and accurately the chorus Skype-called Chikara Imashioya in Osaka, Japan who taught the singers and teacher Chris Lincoln how to speak the Japanese words.

Imashioya is a Japanese native who lives in Osaka, Japan and is a friend of Lincoln, who is the director of the MCHS Women’s Chorus.

In the picture are Chikara Imashioya on screen, in front Rain Hill, Brenna Strickland, Katelyn Legault, Molly Green, Destiny Lavare, Morgan Deragon, Jillian Chapman, Aspen LaBarge, Carly Lalone, Breanna Taraska, and Marcella Perry. Second row, Kathllen Taillon, Autumn Eggleston, Carly Beckstead, Mallory Sunday, Arieana Kirkey, Seana Gambill, Gina Seward, Mekayla Fountaine, Megan Fregoe, and Emily Allen. Photo submitted by Keely Thompson-Cook.