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Hugoton Teens To Perform At Carnegie Hall

Two southwest Kansas high school students are preparing for a big honor. The Hugoton High School seniors will be performing in New York’s Carnegie Hall.

For Tyrell Sandoval and Katie Omo, singing isn’t just a hobby -- it’s a passion.

"Tyrell and I are singing all the time and people are like, ‘What are you doing?” and we're like, ‘Sorry, we can't help it,’” Kaite said.

It’s a shared passion between two close friends.

"Tyrell’s just always kind of been there singing with me,” Katie said.

"Singing buddies -- that's what we are,” Tyrell said.

And when the two Hugoton seniors earned All State singing honors, they were given the opportunity to audition for a once in a lifetime performance at the legendary Carnegie Hall in New York City.

"I was like this is like a major stab in the dark, because there are a million people trying out for this one honors choir,” Tyrell said.

Only 200 students from the U.S. and Canada would make the honor chair.

"We ended up making it and it was the most exciting thing ever,” Katie said.

They got to Carnegie Hall the old fashioned way.

"You practice, practice, practice,” Tyrell said.

Hours were spent in the choir room and outside perfecting their craft.

"I just stay by the piano and make sure I get the notes and things until it all comes perfectly together, so yeah it does take a lot of work outside of school,” Katie said.

But it will all pay off when they step onto one of the world’s most famous stages in February.

"Practice does pay off -- that's one message you have to get out there,” Tyrell said. “Practice does pay off."

Katie hops to one day get a doctorate in music education and Tyrell has his sights set on another stage in New York.

“Go onto Broadway and see what I can do on Broadway,” he said.

And with a lot of practice, he just might be on his way.

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