Weekly Schedule April 20

Monday-Addams Family 6-9 w/ PIT: Act 1 – No Books. Shirt orders due

Tuesday- Addams Family 6-9 w/ PIT: Act 2 – No Books!

Wednesday- Addams Family 6-9 w/ PIT – Full Show

Thursday- Addams Family 6-9 w/ PIT – Full Show

Friday- Addams Family 3:30-4:30 – Line/ music issues

Saturday- ISSMA contest at Norwell High School; See Separate Schedule

Sunday- Addams Family TECH DAY – 1-6 pm

Tickets on sale for Addams Family!

State Finals

ISSMAAt the ISSMA State Finals at Plainfield HS on March 21st, DeKalb Show Choirs represented our community proudly.

In the Women’s Division, Sound Sensation placed 5th with Best Visuals.  Grand Champion was Plainfield, 2nd Northridge, 3rd Columbia City, 4th Fairfield, 5th DeKalb, 6th New Prairie, 7th New Palestine, 8th Bedford North Lawrence and 9th Washington.

In the Mixed Division, Classic Connection was State Runner Up with Best Visuals.  Grand Champion Plainfield, 2nd DeKalb, 3rd Fairfield, 4th Northridge, 5th New Prairie, 6th New Castle, 7th Twin Lakes, 8th New Palestine and 9th Garrett.

We can’t say enough about the young men and women in our show choirs.  Shelley and I would also like to thank everyone involved with the DeKalb Show Choirs who made this year so wonderful and fun.  The season went way too fast.

Lafayette Jefferson Results

What a great day for DeKalb Show Choirs! In the final competition before State Finals next Saturday, the DeKalb Show Choirs stood with the best at this contest.
Sound Sensation placed 4th. While that wasn’t good enough to make the top 3 night show, they beat every other Class B women’s group there. Grand Champion was Carmel, 2nd was Zionsville and 3rd was Brownsburg. Best performer in the show was Audria Carter.
In the mixed division, there were 10 choirs competing for 5 night show spots. DeKalb placed 3rd behind Grand Champion Carmel, 2nd Zionsville, 4th Sullivan Illinois and 5th Brownsburg. Best performer in the show was Brandon Park. DeKalb was the top Class B school there even beating good quality Class A groups like Chesterton, Brownsburg and Decatur Illinois.
Both groups are singing very well and Shelley is excited about State. The draw is later today (Sunday) and I will send out another email with times for both groups. State is at Plainfield HS in Plainfield Indiana again this year.
There will be a preview show for family and friends on Wednesday night at 7 pm in the high school auditorium.

Bishop Luers Results

DeKalb Show Choirs had a big weekend at the 41st annual Bishop Luers Show Choir Contest. DeKalb’s men’s show choir- Skinny Bois, placed 2nd. Grand Champion was Mundelein from the Chicago area. Brandon Park was named Best Performer in the show.

Sound Sensation placed 2nd in the Women’s division. Grand Champion was Mundelein, DeKalb 3rd New Prairie, 4th Northrop, 5th Kokomo and 6th Bishop Dwenger. Sound Sensation won the award for Best Stage Crew. Tia Hackbush was named Best Performer in the show.

Classic Connection was Grand Champion of the Class B Mixed division. 2nd Kokomo, 3rd New Prairie, 4th Bishop Dwenger. Andrea Espinoza was named Best Performer in the show.
Classic Connection was 2nd place overall. Grand Champion was Findlay, DeKalb, 3rd Mundelein, 4th New Prairie, 5th Northrop and 6th Kokomo.

Vince Rainelli was 2nd overall in the separate solo competition with his song I, Don Quixote.

Twinsburg Results

DeKalb Show Choirs were at Twinsburg HS near Cleveland Saturday. Sound Sensation was named Grand Champions in the Unisex division with Best Choreography. 2nd was Marion Harding and 3rd was Medina. Christa Voiral was named Best Performer in the show.

Classic Connection was named Grand Champion of the Class B choirs and qualified for the overall finals. Hannah Buckmaster was named Best Performer in the show. In the finals, DeKalb placed 3rd. Marysville was 1st, Solon was 2nd, DeKalb, Marion Harding was 4th, Medina was 5th and Garfield Heights was 6th.

DeKalb goes back into competition this coming Saturday at Bishop Luers HS in Ft. Wayne.

Northridge Results

DeKalb Show Choirs were in competition at Northridge HS last Saturday. In the Unisex division, Skinny Bois placed 5th, Sound Sensation placed 4th, Carroll was 3rd, Norwell was 2nd and Brownsburg was Grand Champion. Vince Rainelli was the best performer for Skinny Bois and Macy Morison was the best performer for Sound Sensation.

In the mixed division, Classic Connection was 5th, Brownsburg was 4th, Norwell was 3rd, Carroll was 2nd and Huntington North was Grand Champion. Vince Rainelli was named best performer in the show.

DeKalb Show Choirs are in competition this Saturday at Twinsburg Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland.

DeKalb Invitational

A BIG thank you to everyone who made the 24th annual show choir competiton so successful.  What a great day and we were very blessed that the weather did not impact us.  Chris & Teri Straw served as our Chairmen for this event and they had us all well prepared.

Championship Division – Waubonsie Valley Grand Champion, Twinsburg 2nd, Castle 3rd, Northrop 4th and Northridge 5th

Varsity Division – Bishop Dwenger Grand Champion, Garrett 2nd, Crestview 3rd

Unisex Division – Waubonsie Valley Grand Champion, Twinsburg 2nd, Northridge 3rd

Middle School – Twinsburg Grand Champion, Northwood 2nd, Woodside 3rd

 

Busco Results

DeKalb had a big day at the Churubusco Invitational Saturday.  In the Unisex division, Sound Sensation placed 2nd and Skinny Bois placed 3rd.  Christa Voirol was best performer for SS and Brandon Park was best performer for Skinny Bois.

Classic Connection was named Grand Champion with Best Vocals and Best Choreography in the Mixed Division.  Holly Woolever was named Best Female Soloist in the Mixed division and Dalton Bell was named best performer in the show.  Norwell was 2nd, Austin 3rd, Roncolli 4th, South Side was 5th and Central Noble was 6th.

Bishop Dwenger Results

DeKalb Show Choirs continued its competition season on Saturday January 31st at Bishop Dwenger HS in Ft. Wayne.
Sound Sensation received 2nd place behind Grand Champion Edgewood and ahead of 3rd place Anderson HS.  Sara Ramone was named Best Performer in the show.
Classic Connection placed 3rd in the mixed division behind Grand Champion Edgewood and 2nd place Twinsburg OH.  Rounding out the top 5 were 4th place Bishop Luers and 5th place Churubusco.    Best performer in Classic Connection’s show was Mallek Brown.
This coming Saturday will see DeKalb back in competition at Churubusco HS and in two weeks will be DeKalb’s 24th Show Choir Invitational.

Twin Lakes Results

DeKalb Show Choirs competed for the first time on Saturday at Twin Lakes HS in Monticello Indiana.  Sound Sensation was 3rd in the Women’s division with Tia Hackbush named as Best Performer in the show.  Northrop was second and Carroll was 1st.  Classic Connection was 3rd in the mixed division with Bruce Bell named as Best Performer in the show.  Franklin HS was 5th, Northrop 4th, DeKalb, Bishop Luers was 2nd and Carroll was 1st.  Holly Woolever was named Best Female Soloist of all the choirs there.  Brandon Park was 3rd in the separate solo competition.  Next Saturday, DeKalb Show Choirs will be competing at Bishop Dwenger.

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