Cassville hosts 'Music in Our Schools'

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Cassville High School's No Boys Allowed Choir dances and sings "Heaven Hop" accompanied by Mary Richmiller, choir director, at the Music in Our Schools Concert. Those pictured include, front row, from left: Antonia Laizure, freshman; Anne Sommers, freshman; Summer Danielson, freshman; and Kynsey Branham, freshman. Middle row: Susie Anglim, freshman; and Madison Strahan, sophomore. Back row: Kaylee Boxley, freshman; Nicarah Smithson, freshman; Shelby Taylor, freshman; Jasmine Bickford, freshman; and Hope Boston, freshman. Kayla Monahan/

Biggs honored at Cassville's music event

Above, Mary Richmiller, right, choir director, presents Carolyn Biggs, of Cassville, the Lifetime Music Advocacy award. Biggs graduated from Cassville as a member of the Glee Club. She played in the "Happy Travelers" quartet, which traveled and sang at churches. Her music group "The New Believers," which was made up of family members, performed at Silver Dollar City during a music festival. She continues to sing today in a group called "3rd Generation" with her oldest son and granddaughter. She often plays piano at local events, and is the pianist for Corinth Baptist Church. Kayla Monahan/

Cassville Schools recently hosted "Music in Our Schools," where students performed and Carolyn Biggs, of Cassville, was honored with the Lifetime Music Advocacy award.

At left, Noah Parsons, seventh-grade student, plays the saxophone in the middle school jazz band for the annual Music in Our Schools Concert. The concert features one number from every choir and band at Cassville. Kayla Monahan/
Mary Richmiller, high school choir director, plays piano for "How Fair a Rose" for the Girl's Choir at the annual Music In Our Schools Concert. Choir members pictured include, from left: Candice Burnette, junior; Savannah Clere, freshman; Paige Stockton, senior; Sydney Larson-Brant, freshman; and Anastasia Martinez, freshman. Kayla Monahan/
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