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 Show Choir Community > Events > 2006 Season > Ada Music Feast 2005

Event Info

November 5th, 2005

Venue Info

Ada High School
725 W. North Avenue
Ada, OH 45810

Phone: (419) 634-2746

Event Details

No. of Attending Choirs:

  13 Mixed Groups


  Ada "Varsity Singers"


  Reiko Carey (Finals)
  Antwon Chavis (Finals)
  Marty DeMott (Choreo)
  E. Lynn Knoble (Show Concept)
  Michael Springer (Band)
  Eric Van Cleave (Vocals)

Ticket Prices: Unknown


Ada Music Feast 2005

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Groups in order of placement

 The Company
 Piqua High School
Grand Champion 

 The Association
 Van Buren High School
First Runner Up 

 Harding Singers
 Marion Harding High School
Second Runner Up 

 Cory-Rawson High School
3rd Runner Up 

 Perry High School
4th Runner Up 

 Limited Edition
 Mayfield High School
5th Runner Up 

 Mixed Division (Prelims)
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BenHartwig on Nov 11, 2005, 10:14 PM
Post #46
Hey Piqua GREAT JOB at the competition. it sounded like ur show was very good.Get vocals and great coreo all around awsome show. fairfield can wait to host u guys this year it should be awsome. good luck at the rest of ur competitions

Mouser on Nov 9, 2005, 12:24 AM (Edited by Mouser)
Post #45
Thank's BC, see ya in Twinsburg, too bad you missed Ada, it was great.


bccompany on Nov 9, 2005, 12:23 AM
Post #44
WOOT WOOT PIQUA!!!!!! I heard you guys did an awesome job!!! Sorry I couldn't be there to cheer ya all on but I would've been there! First contest and wow! GC!! That kicks so much butt! I'm lookin' forward to Twins this year. Me and a whole bunch of my friends are gonna try to go, so we'll see. Great job again and I'm hopin' to see you this year!! YOU GUYS AND GALS ROCK!!

--BC-- aka: Brandon

Jorge on Nov 9, 2005, 12:08 AM
Post #43
Wow... all this talk of good show choir experiences at Ada really have my adrenaline going.

Congrats to all groups... it sounds like this competition was just alot of fun.

Keep up the great work everyone! Congrats to Piqua!


rugbydude0 on Nov 7, 2005, 11:27 PM
Post #42
yeah bob we honestly couldnt have done it without you ... you taught us to like ourselves and be confident or noone else would like us and we felt hot and that paid of the crowd was hype and i cant speak for others but thats where most of my energy came from oh and if you can bobby i would love to see you back at our rehersal we still have a lot of work to do to take that next step and you worked some kind of magic before and it wouldnt hurt to have you do it again
i appreciate you and all you do thanks

Mouser on Nov 7, 2005, 3:05 AM
Post #41
Thanks Bobby, and you were the reason the guys number rocked like it did. You should've saw the crowd, lol!

Ada was awesome.

kfisher on Nov 7, 2005, 3:02 AM
Post #40
PIQUA!!!!!!!! when i received a call from TW last night telling me you had won GC!!!! i went crazy!!!!! im so proud of you guys and gals... i am honored to have worked with you this year !!! and to the piqua guys... i hear the guys number was off the chain!!! "UH-UH... YEAH IM GOOD!!!!!" haha.... im sorry i couldnt be there to cheer u on to GC... but i will def be to many a competition in the regular season!!!!! once again i am sooo proud of all of you !!! you all deserve it!!!!


Rian on Nov 6, 2005, 11:04 PM
Post #39
Honestly I sat in the same place for prelims... and these were what first came to my mind....

-Diction in ballad
-Blend more in Novelty
-You couldn’t here violins in ballad
-Great male sound
-Best Ballad All Day

West Milton
-Work on Diction
-Majorly work on male tone in opener
-Blending is a nightmare
-awesome female sound
-Very Entertaining Show

-Clean up the arms
-great facials
-AWESOME Novelty
-Good Male Sound
-Get rid of the pointing in the ballad, as it’s very sloppy and we already know there’s a solo on stage.
-I was looking for more sound at the end of your crescendos
-Men overpower women in “We’re Dancing”
-Soloists in the closer needs to take the stage
-You’re running out of steam at the end of your show.

-Opening blocking was off
-Watch the arms some were being flung around aimlessly
-make each stretched arm have 200,000 volts going out of the end of your hands.
-Add facials to your show, as it isn’t very entertaining with out them
-Make sure the props are secure
-Men please get rid of those tops, I’d recommend a black shirt with black pants
-Closer: I was definatly waiting for the big dance break.

-More Excitement
-I Love the female sound
-Soloists need to take the stage and make it theirs
-Fantastic Ripples
-I love those suspended chords
-Men: watch the diction

-Watch your tone in opening sequence
-watch the arms flying around with no purpose
-Diction in 2nd number
-I love the robots
-lines could be defined more
-girl in 2nd row SL is distracting my head to the left
-bring the tenors back a little bit in the ballad
-clean the “body break”
-Girls: watch the “no!” the tone was a little off
-If girls are turned around, make sure they’re going to be heard in the back row.
-guy 2nd row SL is a count or two off
-last chord was a hair flat
-Get rid of the first costumes the 2nd one fits u better

Van Buren
-Soloist: make a present break between “Okla-no where”, also add facials to that solo, it’s about getting off the train and actually be getting a job. Be Excited about it.
-Clean the arms, and make them more defined
-love the second dance break, you can add some sounds to that, to make it more fun/dramatic.
-Very lovely ballad
-Awesome & Entertaining Novelty
-Watch the hand’s in Jelly’s Jam.

-You have the best show all day.
-pretty much the only thing I’d say is make sure u bring David Fehr’s arrangement to life
-Bring the love of music to your faces. 5% don’t have facials

Here's My placements (First with Findlay, second without them)

1. Findlay
2. Piqua
3. Van Buren
4. Marion
5. Perry
6. Crestview
7. (tie) West Clermont/Mayfield
9. Milton-Union

Best Vocals: Findlay
Best Choreo: Findlay
Best Band: Van Buren
Best Crew: Piqua

Without Findlay
1. Piqua
2. Van Buren
3. Marion
4. Perry
5. Crestview
6. (tie) West Clermont/Mayfield
8. Milton-Union

Best Vocals: Piqua
Best Choreography: Piqua
Best Band: Van Buren
Best Crew: Piqua

Honestly, this is what I felt should've gone down, but then again my opinion doesn't count because I'm not sitting up in the bleacher's with the tape recorder ;). So I hope you guys don't hate me too much.

btw: Everyone did really well yesterday, it was avery well performed show, I know its cliche but I loved it .


wycliff1 on Nov 6, 2005, 10:07 PM
Post #38
QUOTE(MattG *The Company* @ Nov 6 2005, 11:37 AM) [snapback]356511[/snapback]
yeah the only placing that i no of is that findlay was first going into finals.... but thats no suprise

they won everything in their class vocals, combo and choreo and then they won overall best choreo, vocals and i think combo but im not positive

Yes! Bring on the critiques!

on Nov 6, 2005, 9:51 PM
Post #37
OH MY GOSH WOW PIQUA! im so excited for you guys that is awesome to start off the season with a GC wow! i cant believe it! but you still gotta alot of power house schools to compete against so work your butt offs! and anything can happen! i wish i was there but unfortnately im in Colorado but good luck with all of your other comps. and i will there for sure at the TWINSBURG contest to cheer on The Company love you guys!

Rian on Nov 6, 2005, 9:45 PM
Post #36
This was an awesome competition . I too felt that Findlay made a very classy sacrafice on their part. I loved hanging out with some Marysville people at finals. John, we had an awesome time "critiquing" other groups ;). I do have some decent critiques/comments for everyone... Would u like to hear them?


MattG *The Company* on Nov 6, 2005, 7:37 PM (Edited by MattG *The Company*)
Post #35
yeah the only placing that i no of is that findlay was first going into finals.... but thats no suprise

they won everything in their class vocals, combo and choreo and then they won overall best choreo, vocals and i think combo but im not positive

Mouser on Nov 6, 2005, 7:03 PM
Post #34
I didn't get to see Findlay, but I heard they were amazing, as always. I forget the awards they won, I think everything in Division AA.

Piqua recieved in Division A -
. Best Vocal
. Best Choreography
. Best Set/Crew
. Grand Champion

We also recieved best show concept overall and Julie Spraggs recieved Individual Performer Award for PHS.

Great job to everyone again, I liked what I saw.

clbrush on Nov 6, 2005, 6:56 PM
Post #33
Congrats to Piqua!

I went over to Ada's contest two or three years ago, and Findlay made the same decision to pull out of the night show because of football playoffs. I think it's a wonderful show of maturity on their part to sacrifice their competition in order to support another organization from their school. How many competing show choirs would do that? I am glad to see that Findlay is keeping it classy under new direction.

What were the daytime results, and what did people think of Findlay? I am looking forward to seeing them this year, and I wonder what they're up to.



clloyd08 on Nov 6, 2005, 6:40 PM
Post #32
Wow- My first show choir competition and we win.. Thanks everyone for all the encouragement- It felt GREAT to be finally out there. Good luck to everyone this year!

Shoegazer29 on Nov 6, 2005, 5:59 PM
Post #31
QUOTE(MattG *The Company* @ Nov 6 2005, 02:47 AM) [snapback]356476[/snapback]
GC - Piqua
1RU -Van Buren
2RU - Marion Harding
3RU- Cory Rawson
4RU - Perry
5RU- Mayfield

i have to say that Piqua was amazing! i've been looking forward to seeing them since i heard you were attending Ada, and the trip was most definitely worth it. vocally the group has taken another step, and the show itself is more cohesive than last year's. congratulations on a great show and a great placement (although now i'm a little worried for my own group - we compete against Piqua three times this year).


DoughRayME on Nov 6, 2005, 5:42 PM
Post #30
Great Job everyone....Piqua you were very good in finals awesome job! Also congrats to Van Buren your two of a kind number is a HOOT I love guys are awesome this year you definately gave piqua a run for there money.



wacman1389 on Nov 6, 2005, 9:11 AM
Post #29
great job guys did great.............and a special shoutout to findlay, you guys made our night!!!!


MattG *The Company* on Nov 6, 2005, 7:47 AM
Post #28
QUOTE(MvilleSwinger4 @ Nov 6 2005, 12:35 AM) [snapback]356467[/snapback]
GC: Piqua
1st runner up: Van buren..
thats all that I can remember..

GC - Piqua
1RU -Van Buren
2RU - Marion Harding
3RU- Cory Rawson
4RU - Perry
5RU- Mayfield

Mouser on Nov 6, 2005, 6:42 AM
Post #27
Woo! My first competition too.

About Findlay... They made a commitment that if they made it to playoffs (football) that they would drop out of the Finals.

Great job for everyone that was there, it was awesome.

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