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Budget cuts at NU would hurt choir program

I am a sophomore at Nevada Union and a member of Mr. Baggett’s Bel Canto Choir Class. I was informed that due to the budget cut at our school, the funds for an accompanist for our choir classes (may be cut). This would be disastrous for our program! Without an accompanist, the progress we have made would be half, if not less, of what it is now.

Our choral program is world-renowned, and there is no way that that would be possible without an accompanist. It is essential to have an accompanist during our recitals, for without one we would not know the notes to our music. It would be extremely difficult for Mr. Baggett to teach the class and play the piano at the same time. I hope you will join us for one of our practices to see her importance.

Alyssa Mayo

Penn Valley

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