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 Show Choir Community > Events > 2015 > Prairie Premiere 2015


Event Info


January 10th, 2015

Venue Info

Prairie High School
401 76th Ave. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Phone: (319) 848-5340

Event Details

No. of Attending Choirs:

  18 Mixed Groups

Hosts:

  Prairie "The Ambassadors"
  Prairie "Focal Point"

Judges:

  Luke Johnson Lovegood (Vocal)
  Tatum Mahlen (Vocal)
  Scott Thorne (Vocal)
  Chad Alexander (Visual)
  Ben Schrank (Visual)
  Tim Hoffman (Instrumental)
  Janelle Lauer (Caption)
  Dina Else (Clinician)
  Mark Myers (Clinician)
  Terry Voss (Clinician)

Ticket Prices:

$12 Adults
$10 Students (K-12)
$10 Senior Citizens
$5 Programs

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Prairie Premiere 2015









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 Mixed Division - Tier I
 

Groups

 Innovation
 Johnston High School
First Place 
Best Choreography 
Best Show Design 

 Millennium
 Waukee High School
Second Place 
Best Vocals 
Best Female Soloist 

 Happiness, Inc.
 Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School
Third Place 
Best Technical Crew 
Best Ballad 

 West Side Delegation
 Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School
4th Place 
Best Costumes 

 4th Avenue Jazz Company
 Iowa City High School
5th Place 
Best Band 
Best Instrumentalist 

 Xhilaration
 Xavier High School
6th Place 
Best Male Soloist (Noah Lauer) 

 Sound Revolution
 Norwalk High School
7th Place 


 Mixed Division - Tier II
 

Groups

 AcaPella
 Pella High School
First Place 

 New Creation
 Marion High School
Second Place 

 WD Forté
 West Delaware High School
Third Place 


 Mixed Division - Tier III
 

 Voices Unlimited
 West Liberty High School


 Prep Division
 

Groups

 Synergy
 Johnston High School
First Place 
Best Vocals 
Best Choreography 
Best Band 

 Protégé
 Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School
Second Place 
Best Male Soloist 

 Ovation
 Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School
Third Place 
Best Female Soloist 

 City Lights
 Iowa City High School
4th Place 


 9th Grade Division
 

Groups

 Chanteurs
 Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School
First Place 

 Bravo
 Pella High School
Second Place 

 Revelation
 Marion High School
Third Place 


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Bestvocals4 on Jan 21, 2015, 11:46 PM
Post #71
 


QUOTE (peterclinkscales @ Jan 12 2015, 11:59 PM) *

I have heard from friends in Millennium that Inno had 3 number 1 rankings and Waukee had 2, however I see 6 judges here.....


Are there any more scores people have?




alexgib05 on Jan 21, 2015, 5:16 AM (Edited by alexgib05)
Post #70
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Photos of each performing group are now available for viewing and purchasing at...

http://prairiemusic.zenfolio.com/f198533771




AMosbeck on Jan 14, 2015, 4:04 AM
Post #69
 
I had the absolute pleasure of photographing all the groups(Aside from Waukee and Johnston, as I needed to be ready to perform in the Ambassadors) during Premiere.

I was absolutely BLOWN AWAY by Johnston's prep group. I am so incredibly sad that I had to miss their varsity, as well as Waukee. I'm a big fan of both of their groups, and being that we don't compete against them, am saddened I might not get to see them.

WSD brought it this year. I have a lot of personal friends in the group and am very proud of how excellent they are. Great vocals and fantastic facials, non-stop great photos from that group. Happiness was very traditional in their design, and very good. Loved the novelty number, great vocals. Super entertaining.

Everyone did a fantastic job. It's not easy having a competition this early in the season, but I thought everyone did absolutely fantastic. I'm pretty sure I have the best job at Premiere. ;)




KylerEstenson on Jan 13, 2015, 4:41 AM
Post #68
+1
As a member of the Ambassadors I can say that I did not get to see many groups this saturday due to the fact I was hosting all day! But I could not have been happier with how things worked out. I had the privilege to host Kennedy's 9th grade prep group Chanteurs and I very much enjoyed both their performance and how friendly their students were all day. But getting to the later performances, the only local 4A competitor I was able to sit in on was Happiness and I'm happy to say I chose the right performance to go to, the show had my attention from start to finish and I thought both visuals and vocals were great. Not to mention I have enjoyed Saturday night live's spoof songs for many years and knew right away a little bit of what was to come! It's safe to say that I made it a priority before I headed of to get ready for my performance, to head to the Happiness room to congratulate and compliment the group on their show. I had a blast hosting and helping out with not only Chanteurs but with any group that needed help but I am definitely looking forward to seeing other groups in the area soon as well as how Kennedy's show develops over the season!



Jorge on Jan 13, 2015, 4:02 AM
Post #67
+2


QUOTE (peterclinkscales @ Jan 12 2015, 11:59 PM) *

I have heard from friends in Millennium that Inno had 3 number 1 rankings and Waukee had 2, however I see 6 judges here.....



One judge was strictly scoring the bands.


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peterclinkscales on Jan 12, 2015, 11:59 PM
Post #66
 


QUOTE (baseballgod16 @ Jan 12 2015, 06:08 PM) *

Does anyone know the points/rankings for the top six?


I have heard from friends in Millennium that Inno had 3 number 1 rankings and Waukee had 2, however I see 6 judges here.....


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baseballgod16 on Jan 12, 2015, 6:08 PM
Post #65
 
Does anyone know the points/rankings for the top six?



Jorge on Jan 12, 2015, 5:36 AM
Post #64
+3
Waukee's show-

"Ready Set Go / Action"
"Somebody Loves You"
"You Set Me Free"
"28 Men"
"My Girls / Don't Drop It"
"Free Tonight / Dirrty"




savaun96 on Jan 12, 2015, 4:45 AM (Edited by savaun96)
Post #63
+3
My favorites of the day were Johnston and Jefferson. Johnston was only a slight surprise. The vocals were amazing (I liked their sound better than Waukee's personally) and the choreography was really clean. The opener caught my attention and the rest kept my attention. Another thing that made them stand out were the costumes. You guys looked really classy. Jefferson was WAY better than we were last year. They're definitely back. They had some of the best male sound of the day. The ballad was amazing and I liked the closer. I was also impressed with how clean the choreography was. When I last saw WSD the choreo really needed work. I could tell how hard you guys worked. I'm a proud alum!

J

jdgold92 on Jan 12, 2015, 3:56 AM
Post #62
 
What is Waukee's show?

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Bestvocals4 on Jan 11, 2015, 11:57 PM
Post #61
 
Happiness was so much fun to watch! It was a good day for show choir and Happiness was very entertaining!

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DrakeBake on Jan 11, 2015, 9:42 PM
Post #60
+2
I would LOVE to hear feedback on these shows from people who were in the audience watching!!



alexgib05 on Jan 11, 2015, 8:44 PM (Edited by alexgib05)
Post #59
+2
I know everyone has posted results and awards here and there on here but I thought I might as well compact it into all one post as well as add some that people have missed. So here are complete results.....

4A Division/"Finals":
GC - Johnston
1RU - Waukee
2RU - Kennedy
3RU - Jefferson
4RU - IC High
5RU - Xavier
6RU - Norwalk

4A/3A/2A Captions:
Best Vocals - Waukee
Best Choreography - Johnston
Best Band - IC High
Best Crew - Kennedy
Best Show Design - Johnston
Best Costumes - Jefferson
Best Ballad - Kennedy
Best Male Soloist - Xavier
Best Female Soloist - Waukee
Best Instrumentalist - IC High

3A Division:
1st - Pella
2nd - Marion
3rd - West Delaware

2A Division:
1st - West Liberty

Prep Division:
1st - Johnston
2nd - Kennedy
3rd - Jefferson
4th - IC High

9th Division:
1st - Kennedy
2nd - Pella
3rd - Marion

Prep/9th Captions:
Best Vocals - Johnston
Best Choreography - Johnston
Best Band - Johnston
Best Male Soloist - Kennedy Prep
Best Female Soloist - Jefferson


Thank you to everyone who came out to Premiere yesterday! I saw most of the groups throughout the day and I was simply blown away at the shows everyone was able to produce this early in the season! The day ran the smoothest I think it has in the three years of it's existence, but that's my opinion, especially since there wasn't an hour and a half delay on awards We hope to see you all return next year for what I'm assuming will be another awesome Premiere!


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peterclinkscales on Jan 11, 2015, 6:37 PM
Post #58
+1
If the best female solost was the one from the guy's song then is is Maddie Pals.



tantan27 on Jan 11, 2015, 6:19 PM
Post #57
+1
Happiness was also awarded best ballad and protege was awarded best male soloist

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dragon22 on Jan 11, 2015, 4:58 PM
Post #56
+2
Prep Captions were:

Best Vocals: Johnston "Synergy"
Best Visuals: Johnston "Synergy"
Best Band: "Johnston "Synergy"


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baseballgod16 on Jan 11, 2015, 3:39 AM (Edited by baseballgod16)
Post #55
+4
3A:
1st - Pella
2nd - Marion
3rd - West Delaware

Prep:
1st Johnston
2nd - Kennedy
3rd - Jefferson

9th:
1st- Kennedy
2nd - Pella
3rd- Marion




The Ethan Price on Jan 11, 2015, 3:37 AM
Post #54
+5
Congratulations to Johnston!! The first night of the main competition season and we already have an upset. Gotta love it.

J

jdcritt on Jan 11, 2015, 3:37 AM
Post #53
 
Umm.... Just to clarify, Waukee got Best Vocals, and Johnston got Best Visuals (not what is listed at the top), correct?

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baseballgod16 on Jan 11, 2015, 3:37 AM
Post #52
+2
Best show design - Johnston
Best technical crew - Kennedy
Best costumes - Jefferson



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