St. Mary's Ryken Annual
Youth Honors Fine Arts Showcase

The SMR Youth Honors Fine Arts Showcase is open to talented singers in public and private schools in grades 5-8. The program is directed by SMR Choral Director, Mrs. Kim Norris and Mrs. Diana Washabaugh. 

You are invited to join students from around the tri-county area to perform in a choral showcase. Join us for an opportunity to take your talent to the next level! 

Registration for 2019 opens in September with rehearsals beginning later that month. More information will be available in June 2019. 

Program and rehearsals timeline is as follows:

  • Chorus Practices: 4 – 6 p.m. September - November, exact dates are TBD
  • Registration for Visual Arts students: Mid October – Stay tuned for additional details
  • Dress Rehearsal: 4 – 6 p.m. TBD
  • Performance: December 6 at 7 p.m.

Registration fee is $25.

If you have any questions, please contact: Mrs. Crystal Dunkin, Dean of Faculty and Student Development at or Mrs. Kim Norris, Choral Director at

8th Annual Youth Honors Chorus Concert (2018)

SMR Choral Students with Youth Honors Chorus 

Youth Honors Chorus

Co-conductor Mrs. Diana Washabaugh with the Youth Honors Students

Honors Chorus Students

Youth Honors Chorus

8th Grade Performer

Honors Chorus

SMR Show Choir performs with the Youth Honors Chorus

Piano Accompaniment 


Mrs. Kim Norris (Conductor and SMR Fine Arts Department Chair), Mr. James Parker (Director of Bands and Orchestra) and Ms. Tessa Silvestro (Theatre Director)