OSAGE | Two Osage middle school music students were recently selected to perform in the 32nd annual OPUS All-State Honor Choir.

Henry Mauser, son of Derek and Renae Mauser, and Ian Schwarting, son of Steve and Kari Schwarting were chosen for this honor. They are students of middle school choral director, Wendy Thorson.

The 2017 Opus Honor Choirs will perform at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at the C.Y. Stephens Auditorium on the Iowa State Campus in Ames. The Opus All-State Honor Choir Festival is under the auspices of the Iowa Choral Directors Association, Inc

Over 3,200 students were nominated by their directors for 720 positions in the four Opus Honor Choirs. Selections were made by means of an online-recorded audition.