The Wizard of Oz, performed by the Sooke Youth Show Choir proved to be very popular with Sooke audiences. On stage singing, We’re Off to see the Wizard, are from left ot right: Katya Silvester as Toto, Elena Hoath as Scarecrow, Kiarra Balzer as Dorothy and Mercer Balzer as the Tin Man.
Sarah Wilson, is the Sooke Youth Show Choir Founder and Music Director and has been involved in musical theatre, on and off of the stage, for over 20 years. Recently, she has musically directed Crazy For You, My Fair Lady, Grease, West Side Story, Joseph, and Alice in Wonderland. She has been actively involved for six years in Sooke’s music community with various community music and arts groups and as a private music teacher. The Sooke Youth Show Choir was created by Sarah to allow any youth the opportunity to share, learn, create, and perform together. She has enjoyed working with the cast, musicians and crew of the Wizard of Oz.
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