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 Show Choir Community > Events > 2018 > West Virginia State Show Choir Festival 2018


Event Info


March 17th, 2018

Venue Info

Hurricane High School
3350 Teays Valley Rd.
Hurricane, WV 25526

Phone: (304) 562-3991

Event Details

No. of Attending Choirs:

  14 Mixed Groups
  1 Womens Groups
  8 Middle School Groups

Judges:

  Nancy Bocek
  Amanda Bridgette
  Dean Pearson
  Randall Reid-Smith
  Misha Thomas
  Bob Scott (Band)
  Brittany Harper (Best Performer)
  Curtis Edward Brown (Solo)

Ticket Prices: Unknown

Event Website: Click Here

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West Virginia State Show Choir Festival 2018



 Mixed Division - Tier I
 

Groups

 Red Hot
 Hurricane High School
First Place 
Best Vocals 
Best Choreography 
Best Band 
Best Show Design 
Best Costumes 
Best Instrumental Soloist (Noah Miller) 

 General Admission
 Winfield High School
Second Place 

 Images
 Morgantown High School
Third Place 

 Good Times
 Martinsburg High School
4th Place 
Best Male Soloist (Jacobie Kilgore) 

 Rhythm In Red
 Cabell Midland High School
5th Place 

 Entertainers

 Grafton High School
No Placement 

 Vocal Intensity

 Robert C. Byrd High School
No Placement 

 Touch of Class

 Sissonville High School
No Placement 

 Visual Volume
 Poca High School
No Placement 
Best Female Soloist (Autumn Coleman) 


 Mixed Division - Tier II
 

Groups

 Patriot Pride
 Midland Trail Middle/High School
First Place 
Best Show Design 

 Hawks in Harmony
 South Harrison High School
Second Place 
Best Choreography 
Best Band 
Best Costumes 
Best Male Soloist (Kasen Hurst) 
Best Instrumental Soloist (Simon Cheuvront) 

 The Shamrocks
 Notre Dame High School
Third Place 
Best Vocals 
Best Female Soloist (Maryn Seamon) 

 Kaleidoscope

 Musselman High School
No Placement 

 Bel Canto Bulldogs

 Doddridge County High School
No Placement 


 Womens Division
 

Groups
 Heat Wave
 Hurricane High School


 Middle School Division
 

Groups

 South Spirit
 Martinsburg South Middle School
First Place 
Best Vocals 
Best Choreography 
Best Show Design 
Best Female Soloist (Trinity Jenkins) 
Best Instrumentalist (Jairus Thurston) 

 Show Stoppin' Toppers
 Washington Irving Middle School
Second Place 

 Spectrum
 Musselman Middle School
Third Place 
Best Male Soloist (Tyler Mason) 

 Blaze the Trail
 Ansted Middle School
4th Place 

 Sound Check
 South Harrison Middle School
5th Place 
Best Band 
Best Costumes 

 Rolling Tones

 Duval Middle School
No Placement 

 Opening Act

 Bridgeport Middle School
No Placement 

 Wildwood Singers

 Wildwood Middle School
No Placement 


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scwvfan on Mar 19, 2018, 11:48 AM
Post #38
 
The scores in the festival division must have been unbelievably close based on the way the caption awards fell, with Midland Trail winning it. After seeing both Trail and South Harrison I had NO idea who was going to win. Notre Dame was surprisingly VERY good, I had seen them previously at the South Harrison competition, and couldn't believe the improvement between these two events.

Awesome job to all competing groups on Saturday!




Jeff. on Mar 18, 2018, 4:08 AM
Post #37
 
Now that things are slowing down... thanks Mr. Kincaid for clarifying how divisions actually work here (and for providing full results!). That was most helpful and the event page is fully updated. Congrats to Hurricane for 4 state titles in a row.

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PHSVV on Mar 18, 2018, 3:15 AM
Post #36
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Official Championship Results

2nd Place Class C Poca High School
1st Place Class C Sissonville High School

2nd Place Class B Robert C. Byrd High School
1st Place Class B Winfield High School

2nd Place Class A Morgantown High School
1st Place Class A Hurricane High School

Outstanding Instrumental Soloist Noah Miller - Hurricane
Outstanding Instrumental Ensemble Hurricane High School
Oustanding Male Soloist Jacobie Kilgore - Martinsburg
Outstanding Female Soloist Autumn Coleman - Poca
Outstanding Costumes Hurricane High School
Outstanding Show Design Hurricane High School
Outstanding Choral Sound Hurricane High School
Outstanding Choreography Hurricane High School

4th Runner Up Overall Cabell Midland High School
3rd Runner Up Overall Martinsburg High School
2nd Runner Up Overall Morgantown High School
1st Runner Up Overall Winfield High School
GRAND CHAMPION Hurricane High School


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PHSVV on Mar 17, 2018, 8:30 PM
Post #35
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Official Festival School Results:

Oustanding Instrumental Soloist- Simon Cheuvront - South Harrison
Oustanding Instrumental Ensemble- South Harrison High School
Oustanding Male Soloist- Kasen Hurst - South Harrison
Oustanding Female Soloist- Maryn Seamon - Notre Dame
Oustanding Costumes- South Harrison High School
Oustanding Show Design- Midland Trail High School
Oustanding Choral Sound- Notre Dame High School
Outstanding Choreography- South Harrison High School
3rd Place- Notre Dame High School
2nd Place- South Harrison High School
1st Place- Midland Trail High Schoo

NonMixed Division Results:l
Outstanding Instrumental Soloist- Katie Keen, Hurricane High School
Outstanding Instrumental Ensemble- Hurricane High School
Outstanding Female- Soloist Carly Vickers, Hurricane High School
Outstanding Costumes- Hurricane High School
Outstanding Show Design- Hurricane High School
Outstanding Choral Sound- Hurricane High School
Outstanding Choreography- Hurricane High School
1st Place Hurricane High School "Heat Wave"


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PHSVV on Mar 17, 2018, 8:26 PM
Post #34
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Official Middle School Results:

Oustanding Instrumental Soloist Jairus Thurston - Martinsburg South
Oustanding Instrumental Ensemble South Harrison
Oustanding Male Soloist Tyler Mason - Musselman
Outstanding Female Soloist Trinity Jenkins - Martinsburg South
Outstanding Costumes South Harrison Middle School
Outstanding Show Design Martinsburg South Middle School
Outstanding Choral Sound Martinsburg South Middle School
Outstanding Choreography Martinsburg South Middle School

4th Runner Up Overall South Harrison Middle School
3rd Runner Up Overall Ansted Middle School
2nd Runner Up Overall Musselman Middle School
1st Runner Up Overall Washington Irving Middle School
GRAND CHAMPION Martinsburg South Middle School


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showchoir1000 on Mar 16, 2018, 2:05 PM
Post #20
 
Tier One/Championship groups are broken out into A,B, & C. Grafton, Sissonville and Poca are Class C. RCB & Winfield are Class B. The rest are Class A.




Jeff. on Mar 16, 2018, 6:34 PM
Post #22
 
Why are there subdivisions within the Championship division? Don't they just announce the top 5 overall anyways?




RobBurdette on Mar 16, 2018, 6:46 PM
Post #23
 
No, they usually have placements by class, then the overall top 5 placements.


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showchoir1000 on Mar 16, 2018, 6:50 PM
Post #24
 
Last year’s was just top 3 in each class. No finals




Jeff. on Mar 16, 2018, 7:16 PM (Edited by Jeff.)
Post #25
 
Rob- That's what I was implying. They do placements by subdivision.. and then announce the top 5 overall anyways. Why? Either metric/classification is fine, but doing both seems indecisive.

Ultimately, we can only display it one way on here. It looks like last year's event is posted by A/B/C class and that the overall placements are not posted. Meanwhile, the actual schedule for this event just lists them all as Championship. So, is Championship considered the official division type or is it the A/B/C classes? I'm good with whatever the preference is, this just doesn't make sense to me in terms of which way it should be posted.



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showchoir1000 on Mar 16, 2018, 7:16 PM (Edited by Jeff.)
Post #26
 
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showchoir1000 on Mar 16, 2018, 7:30 PM (Edited by Jeff.)
Post #27
 
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RobBurdette on Mar 16, 2018, 8:51 PM
Post #28
 
It's always been my understanding that the champion in each class is the "state champion" for that class in the same way that sports championships in WV are divided by class, but the overall awards are more for bragging rights as being the "overall" champion.




Jeff. on Mar 17, 2018, 6:23 PM (Edited by Jeff.)
Post #32
 
Well thanks for the clarification! It's adjusted up above. At the end of the day, if WV directors and students like this system that's all that matters. It still seems silly to me and a bad metric to crown so many state champions by class in a state that doesn't have that many mixed competitive show choirs to begin with. Compared to Indiana, for example, which is so dang show choir dense and they simply award two state champs based on a large/small split... no festival or A/B/C or comparing the overall scores regardless of division. Probably the only time I'll praise ISSMA.


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PHSVV on Mar 17, 2018, 6:37 PM
Post #33
 
Rod is incorrect.

The Championship is ONE division. The class awards are just subdivisions to see how you would place in your relative school size.. There are no Grand Champions in each class A, B, C. There are 1st and 2nd in those divisions kinda like class divisions during prelims at most competitions. The only Grand Champions the vocal association gives out is to the Grand Champion of the Middle School and the Overall Grand Champion of the Championship division.

Joseph KIncaid
WV Vocal Music Association President




mannydaqueen on Mar 17, 2018, 1:09 AM
Post #31
 
may the best win

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Jared.Smith on Mar 15, 2018, 12:19 PM
Post #17
 
Hurricane is competing, they aren't really "hosting" it is more so of just using their school as a facility and they are eligible to compete and to lead things that day.


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jjleto on Mar 15, 2018, 4:13 PM
Post #18
 
Thank you for clearing the air. I did see that it originally was in one of the best performance auditoriums in the state at WVU; but saw the change so wasnt sure. Thank you!!


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RogerHarper on Mar 16, 2018, 1:51 PM
Post #19
 
That's correct. Technically the host is the West Virginia Vocal Music Association, under the umbrella of the West Virginia Music Educators Association


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PHSVV on Mar 16, 2018, 11:45 PM (Edited by PHSVV)
Post #30
 
There is a 1st and 2nd place in each class and then overall placements in the Championship division. It is no different than most of the festivals you always attend when younger class awards in prelims and then overall awards in finals. Here, there is just no finals.


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