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Fall 2019 Semester

Open to Students in Grades 7 - 12
within a 30-45 minute drive of Zelienople


Sat, Aug 10 | 10am - Noon
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The Strand's Exclusive Youth Show Choir Returns for The Fall Semester


The StrandTastics are back at The Strand for an all-new semester of vocal, dance and performance training!  This group is open to any student who loves performing, and lives within a 30-45 minute drive of Zelienople, including Seneca Valley, Mars, Pine-Richland, North Allegheny, Butler, Riverside, Ellwood City and more.  Students in public, private and cyber school systems are welcome to audition!


Appointments available by e-mail:



Under the direction of Nathaniel Copeland, expect a totally unique performance and curriculum-based experience. The StrandTastics perform a wide variety of pop and Broadway music, and perform at The Strand as well as throughout the Pittsburgh region!


StrandTastics performances include energetic group numbers, heartfelt solos & smaller ensemble selections, allowing students to shine in a group setting with individualized attention from their instructors


The StrandTastics mission is to present itself as a premier performing ensemble focused on educating students on the performing arts of singing, acting, and dance. Through a focus on these three arts in ensemble and individual settings, the group seeks to help develop students into seasoned young performers. 


StrandTastics Director Nathaniel Copeland  Photo By: Amy Schaffer

The StrandTastics is under the direction of MR. NATHANIEL COPELAND, who has has outstanding credentials and is excited to spearhead the program. He's worked in school districts throughout the North Hills, including as long-term substitute choir director at Seneca Valley's Ryan Gloyer Middle School. While at SV, he also served as the musical director for RGMSl production of Disney's Aladdin Jr. and the Intermediate High School's production of CLUE.  He

 also worked as a substitute teacher in the North Allegheny and Pine-Richland School Districts, and student taught at Pine-Richland Middle School and High School in their choral department. Other musical involvement includes formerly being a section leader for the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, performances on stage with Stage 62, and singing with Voces Solis.


Mr. Copeland and his production team will convert raw talent into seasoned performance skills.


If you'd like to find out about auditioning for The StrandTastics for the Fall Semester, or have any questions surrounding the group, please send an e-mail to


The StrandTastics is designed  for students who are serious about their vocal training and share a passion for performing arts.  If this description fits your child, please contact us!