Great weekend at Dutch Masters. We enjoyed having all of you, and hope you had a great time on stage.
To answer Nick's question, judges were:
Anne Chapman (comments only in finals/critique during day)
LD Kidd (critique during day)
Mary Beth Riewerts
Joe Tangen (critiqued Friday night with middle school...Pella MS director)
Fort Dodge St Eds was unable to make it due to a funeral. We hope they can come next year.
The caption awards mentioned were by class from the daytime round. We don't do captions during finals.
Best male soloist was Tommy Zittergmen (sp?) from Benton Community
Best female soloist was Cailynn Williams from West Liberty
Friday night, at the middle school competition, Waukee South's En Fuego was grand champion. Other results:
2nd CR LaSalle Center Stage
3rd Waukee South High Octane
4th Hudson Premiere Edition
5th DCG Illusions
Great job everyone! If you are a middle school or high school (size 3A or smaller) in Iowa looking for a fun contest to attend next year, please check us out. Or check out our Facebook page for Dutch Masters Show Choir Invitational at http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=298750865823
1st Place - Benton Community - Celebration Co.
2nd Place - Center Point-Urbana - Summit Street Singers
3rd Place - Mount Pleasant - InMotion
4th Place - Fort Madison - Swingspan
Best Band, Vocals, Choreography - Benton Community
1st Place - Hudson - First Edition
2nd Place - West Branch - Christopher Jive and the Uptown 45
3rd Place - West Liberty - Voices Unlimited
4th Place - Central Lee - CENTRifugAL Force
5th Place - BCLUW - Fire & Ice
Best Band, Best Choreography - West Branch
Best Vocals - Hudson
1st Place - Fort Madison Holy Trinity - Commotion
2nd Place - Guthrie Center - Center Stage
3rd Place - HLV - Pizzazz
Best Band, Vocals, & Choreography - Fort Madison Holy Trinity
1st Place - Benton Community - Jubilation Inc.
2nd Place - Center Point-Urbana - Illumination
Best Band, Vocals, & Choreography - Benton Community
Grand Champions - Benton Community - Celebration Co.
1st Runner-Up - Mount Pleasant - InMotion
2nd Runner-Up - Center Point-Urbana - Summit Street Singers
3rd Runner-Up - Fort Madison Holy Trinity - Commotion
4th Runner-Up - Hudson - First Edition
5th Runner-Up - West Branch - Christopher Jive and the Uptown 45
Slight change to the Dutch Masters schedule. Updated schedule is below.
Illusion DC-G MS 7:00 PM
High Octane Waukee MS 7:20 PM
Premiere Edition Hudson MS 7:40 PM
Center Stage LaSalle MS 8:00 PM
En Fuego Waukee MS 8:20 PM
PELLAdrenaline Pella M.S. Exhibition 8:40 PM
AWARDS-MS 9:00 PM
Jubilation Inc. Benton Prep 9:35 AM
Illumination CPU Prep 10:00 AM
Pizzazz HLV 1A 10:25 AM
Center Stage Guthrie Center 1A 11:00 AM
Commotion Holy Trinity 1A 11:25 AM
Summit St. Singers CPU 3A 11:50 AM
Fire & Ice BCLUW 2A 12:15 PM
CENTRifugAL FORCE Central Lee 2A 1:25 PM
First Edition Hudson 2A 1:50 PM
Christopher Jive West Branch 2A 2:15 PM
Gael Show Choir St. Edmond 2A 2:40 PM
Voices Unlimited West Liberty 2A 3:20 PM
Swingspan Fort Madison 3A 3:45 PM
Celebration Co. Benton 3A 4:10 PM
InMotion Mt. Pleasant 3A 4:35 PM
AcaPella Pella H.S. Exhibition 5:00 PM
DAYTIME AWARDS 5:25 PM
FINALS begin at 7:00 p.m.
Finals will be comprised of the top six scores, regardless of class, during the day. Everyone has a chance to make finals.
There are also Star Performers awards for each group, and best band, vocals, and choreography captions per class. See you this weekend!
The Dutch Masters Show Choir Invitational will be on February 18-19, 2011 in Pella, Iowa. On Friday night, February 18, middle school groups will vie for the title of Dutch Masters Grand Champion. On Saturday, February 19th, you'll get your chance to watch 17 of the best "small school" show choirs in Iowa ignite the stage. Join us for great entertainment, a unique venue with video services from Nepo Productions, awesome food in the Dutch Masterpiece Cafe, wonderful hospitality, and more. Here's the schedule for the two days:
Name Warmup Backstage Perform
Illusion DCG MS MS 6:30 PM 6:50 PM 7:00 PM
High Octane Waukee MS 6:50 PM 7:10 PM 7:20 PM
Premiere Edition Hudson MS 7:10 PM 7:30 PM 7:40 PM
Center Stage LaSalle MS 7:30 PM 7:50 PM 8:00 PM
En Fuego Waukee MS 7:50 PM 8:10 PM 8:20 PM
PELLAdrenaline Pella M.S. Exhibition 8:10 PM 8:40 PM
AWARDS-MS AWARDS-MS 9:00 PM
Saturday, February 19:
Name School Class Warmup Backstage Perform
Jubilation Inc. Benton Community Prep 9:00 AM 9:25 AM 9:35
Illumination Center Point-Urbana Prep 9:25 AM 9:50 AM 10:00
Pizzazz HLV 1A 9:50 AM 10:15 AM 10:25
Center Stage Guthrie Center 1A 10:25 AM 10:50 AM 11:00
Commotion Holy Trinity Catholic 1A 10:50 AM 11:15 AM 11:25
Fire & Ice BCLUW 2A 11:15 AM 11:40 AM 11:50
CENTRifugAL FORCE Central Lee 2A 11:40 AM 12:05 PM 12:15
First Edition Hudson 2A 12:50 PM 1:15 PM 1:25
Christopher Jive & the Uptown 45 West Branch2A 1:15 PM 1:40 PM 1:50 P
Gael Show Choir St. Edmond 2A 1:40 PM 2:05 PM 2:15 P
Voices Unlimitied West Liberty 2A 2:05 PM 2:30 PM 2:40 P
Swingspan Fort Madison 3A 2:45 PM 3:10 PM 3:20
Summit St. Singers Center Point-Urbana 3A 3:10 PM 3:35 PM 3:45
Celebration Co. Benton Community 3A 3:35 PM 4:00 PM 4:10
InMotion Mt. Pleasant 3A 4:00 PM 4:25 PM 4:35
AcaPella Pella H.S. Exhibition 4:25 PM 4:50 PM 5:00
Awards 5:30 p.m.
Nightime Finals begin at 7:00 p.m. (Top 6 scores during the day)
Let me know your predictions for this event. Should be another great weekend!