Lovinggood Middle School Eighth Grade Chorus selected to sing at GMEA Convention in Athens, GA

Eighth Grade Chorus at LMS receives this great honor from GMEA selection committee.

The Lovinggood Middle School choral program, directed by Carla Henry, has been selected to sing at the Georgia Music Educators Association convention in Athens, GA. The group will perform on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the First Baptist Church Athens.


This performing group has strived for excellence since the school opened in August 2006.  The LMS Eighth Grade Chorus is a non-auditioned ensemble that enjoys performing a varied repertoire for the West Cobb County community. As the top performing choral group at LMS, the Eighth Grade Chorus has consistently received superior ratings at GMEA Large Group Performance Evaluations. Members of the choral program have participated in several GMEA-sponsored events at both the district and state level, including Statewide Sixth Grade Honor Chorus, District XII Honor Chorus and All-State Chorus. Serving over 300 students through choruses in grades 6-8 and various small ensembles, the choral program continues to encourage students to enrich their lives through music.

Carla Henry, director of choral activities at Lovinggood Middle School, has served as a Georgia choral director and general music teacher for the past twenty-one years. Under her direction, chorus members have performed in various venues, including the Georgia State Capitol and the Georgia Governor’s Mansion. She currently teaches at Lovinggood Middle School (LMS) in Powder Springs, GA. The LMS choral program is active in the community, and consistently receives Superior ratings at the Georgia Music Educators Association Large Group Performance Evaluation performing and sight-singing events.  Ms. Henry has been selected as school Teacher of the Year in both Decatur and Cobb County.

Joseph Woodruff, Supervisor
Performing Arts – Choral Music, Dance and Theatre

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