Twenty-four band and chorus members from Marian Catholic High School were selected to appear in the 39th Annual Diocese of Allentown Music festival. The Festival was held at Bethlehem Catholic High School on Feb. 2.

Dr. Adam Brennan was the guest band conductor and Mrs. Katherine Brennan was guest chorus director for over 120 students from the Diocese's seven high schools, which are located in Schuylkill, Berks, Lehigh and Northampton counties.

The festival included the world premiere of a new work for band and chorus by Dr. Brennan, Requiem and Celebration.

The Marian band and chorus are under the direction of Michael Brimmer.