Cornwall-Lebanon School District will be hosting the PMEA District 7 Youth String Fest on Saturday, April 1, 2023. Host directors are Dr. Christopher Campbell and Ms. Heidi Eck. One-hundred-twenty-three students from 20 School Districts will participate in the Fest. CLSD is represented by Cedar Crest Middle School students; Andrew Ney, Vivian Doster, Kaylee Fuhrman, Emily Engle, Juliana O’Hara, Andrew Deisseroth, and Henry Deisseroth. South Lebanon Elementary students are Trystan O’Hara, Jedrek Malinowski, and Park Fisher. Ebenezer Elementary students are Isabelle Boyer and Caeden Spotts. Our Union Canal Elementary student is Honor Leid.

The guest conductors for the Fest also have ties to CLSD. Mr. Andrew Jones, a Cedar Crest High School graduate and Orchestra Director at Susquehannock HS, will conduct the grade 5-6 Allegro Orchestra. Mr. Richard Ney, Orchestra Director at Ephrata HS, will conduct the Vivace Orchestra. All three of Mr. Ney’s children have participated in the string program at CLSD.

Vital contributions are also provided by CCHS Orchestra student assistants-Alexis Bodie, Kylie You, and Vanessa Vu. They completed an amazing amount of work organizing forms and serving as student advocates during the Fest.

Fest concert is at 3:00 p.m. on April 1, 2023, in the Cedar Crest High School Auditorium. Tickets are available the door: Adults- $3.00. Students- $1.00.