“Jail House Rock” was acted out and sung by the boys in the We Found Sound vocal group that performed Thursday night in Campbell Park. PHOTO BY ROGER KASA/PLAINSMAN
One of Huron’s most popular musical groups — We Found Sound — drew a large crowd to Campbell Park for family night Thursday.
Under the direction of Katie Scheibe and Kristi Kattner, the youth show choir entertained for the first hour.
The youth group is beginning its eighth season in Huron with 60 members from Huron and other nearby towns.
The chorus includes students in grades three through 12. Four seniors participated for the last time. They are Karlie Valer, Emma Smith, Jeremiah Kiehn and Kelly Cronin.
The youth chorus will present its Christmas show on Dec.17-18 at the Fine Arts Center.
The Huron Municipal Band, directed by Al Palsma, played its final concert of the summer.
Rella Quam had items from her day care at the park and was selling them as a fundraiser for Central Park and the aquatic pool.
Three members of We Found Sound expressed why they are participating in the event.
Tracy Ochsner, daughter of Jackie and Dan Ochsner, said she enjoys being with her friends. “I like to sing and dance,” she said. “I love being in the group.” Ochsner will be a senior.
Justin Jungemann, son of Beckie and Glenn Jungemann, said she has gained self confidence being with the group.
She also has made some new friends. She will be a sophomore.
Hannah Smith, daughter of Bryan and Teresa Smith, said the “choir is like family and it’s a great experience.”
She said the group has given her self-confidence and wishes more people would try out.
Dakotaland Federal Credit Union sponsored the night and added to the prizes that were given away to those in attendance.
Next Thursday will be Gospel Night featuring the Huron Combined Church Choir directed by Gina Lafreniere. The Waldner family from Carpenter also will perform, along with Lori Magness of Huron and Jeremy Blom and friends.
Sheltered Reality, a drum corps from Watertown and Sioux Falls, will be featured on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. Jodi Jensen of Huron will follow with vocal music at 8 p.m.
The final program of the summer will be Aug. 18 and will feature the James River Bluegrass Band. They will begin playing at 7 p.m.
This also will be Pie in the Park and the winners of the judging contest will be announced during the night. Free pie and ice cream will be served to everyone who attends.
This is the 25th and final year for family night in the park.
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