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  Show Choir Community    Events    2023 Season    Fairfield Crystal Classic 2023


Event Info



March 17th-18th, 2023


Venue Info

Fairfield High School
8800 Holden Blvd.
Fairfield, OH 45014

Phone: (513) 942-2999

Event Details

No. of Attending Choirs:

  22 Mixed Groups
  9 Treble Groups
  7 Middle School Groups

Hosts:

  Fairfield "Choraliers"
  Fairfield "Pure Elegance"
  Fairfield "Rhythm Express"

Judges:

  Dave Anderson

  Maiya Caldwell

  Chantz Gould

  Mitch Hardy

  Ally Farrell

  Mark Lindvahl

  David Legg

  Marty Lindvahl

  Mark Traynor Quamme

  Ethan Singleton

  Katie Silcott

  Rachel Snyder

  Kelly Walker


Tickets

$10 Friday
$15 Saturday Prelims
$20 Saturday All Day
$15 Saturday Finals
$25 Weekend Pass

Children aged 5 and under are admitted for free.

Map



Fairfield Crystal Classic 2023









Awards
Predictions
Photos
Event Site
Live Stream



Finals
 

Groups

 Legacy
 Ross High School
Grand Champion 
Best Choreography 
Best Costumes 
People's Choice 

 By Request
 Loveland High School
First Runner Up 
Best Vocals 
Best Crew 
Spirit Award 
Best Bass Soloist (Sam Crane) 

 Red Hot
 Hurricane High School
Second Runner Up 
Best Band 

 The All Americans
 ETC School of Musical Arts
3rd Runner Up 

 Keynotes
 Olentangy High School
4th Runner Up 
Best Show Design 
TikTok Challenge Award 


Finals - Tier II
 

Groups

 Knight Moves
 Norwell High School
First Place 
Best Vocals 
Best Choreography 
Best Costumes 

 Touch of Class
 Sissonville High School
Second Place 
Best Show Design 

 High Impact
 Matoaca High School
Third Place 
Best Band 
Best Bass Soloist 

 Vocal Motion
 Bradley Central High School
4th Place 
Best Treble Soloist 

 Opening Knight
 South Dearborn High School
5th Place 


Mixed Division - Tier I (Prelims)
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Mixed Division - Tier II
 

Groups

 Rhythm Masters
 Whiteland Community High School
First Place 
Best Costumes 
Best Treble Soloist 

 Vocal Intensity
 Robert C. Byrd High School
Second Place 
Best Show Design 
Best Bass Soloist (Robbie Mendez) 

 Singers
 Lebanon High School
Third Place 
Best Crew 

 Purple Pizzazz

 Middletown High School
No Placement 

 Prestige

 Hamilton High School
No Placement 


Mixed Division - Tier III (Prelims)
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Treble Division - Tier I
 

Groups

 Rouge
 ETC School of Musical Arts
First Place 
Best Vocals 
Best Choreography 
Best Costumes 
Best Soloist (Lila Wagner-Gleeson) 

 Allure
 Loveland High School
Second Place 

 She-Notes
 Olentangy High School
Third Place 
Best Show Design 
Best Crew 

 New Dimension
 Noblesville High School
4th Place 
Best Band 

 Expressions
 Whiteland Community High School
5th Place 


Treble Division - Tier II
 

Groups

 Up Front
 Matoaca High School
First Place 
Best Vocals 
Best Band 

 Knight Stars
 Norwell High School
Second Place 
Best Choreography 
Best Show Design 
Best Crew 
Best Costumes 
Best Soloist (Ella McIntosh) 

 Jubilation
 Mount Notre Dame High School
Third Place 

 Vocal Elegance
 Hamilton High School
4th Place 


Middle School Division
 

Groups

 Revolution
 Loveland Middle School
First Place 
Best Choreography 
Best Band 
Best Show Design 
Best Bass Soloist (Trey Raun) 

 Next Generation
 Ross Middle School
Second Place 
Best Vocals 
Best Crew 
Best Costumes 
Best Treble Soloist 

 Class Act
 Woodside/Summit Middle School
Third Place 

 Golden Jackets
 Perrysburg Junior High School
4th Place 

 Cutting Edge
 Hamilton Middle Schools
5th Place 
People's Choice 

 Overtures

 Edgewood Middle School
No Placement 

 Showcase

 South Dearborn Middle School
No Placement 


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GoSHSgo432 on Mar 18, 2023, 11:43 PM
Post #97
+2
I never do this but I have to say, you may need to rethink the sound operator in the PAC for next year. I witnessed him be outwardly rude to a host of directors as well as parents and even scream at a young Norwood assistant. I found this behavior absolutely unacceptable and have made my complaint known on many forums. I would look into this in the future because the language used was not acceptable for a high school or middle school setting. Thank you.


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jefferyy10 on Mar 18, 2023, 11:51 PM (Edited)
Post #98
+2
Agreed. He was also disrespectful to one of our Assistant Directors and made an inappropriate comment regarding the mics. We will also be addressing our concerns regarding the PAC sound operator.


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AprillovesNHS on Mar 19, 2023, 12:00 AM
Post #99
+2
Agreed, he was yelling at a few directors and even said “You can move them and break them, I’ll just send you an invoice for the mics” absurd. I have already formally complained.




BakerFF on Mar 20, 2023, 7:32 AM
Post #102
+9
We are aware of this sound person for the PAC. This was our first time contracting out this person and he was also very rude to our directing team. Typically we use someone from our school but they were sick this whole week and were unavailable. We do apologize for the behavior towards the other directors.



Rett_Genatempo on Mar 18, 2023, 7:08 PM
Post #86
+2
Daytime Awards

Large Mixed Division

1st Overall - Ross Legacy
1st Runner Up - Loveland By Request
Best Crew - Loveland By Request
Spirit Award- Loveland By Request
Best Show Concept - Olentangy Keynotes
Best Costumes - Ross Legacy
People's Choice - Ross Legacy
Best Male Solo Sam Crane Loveland
Best Female Solo Noblesville I Wanna Dance Solo

Small Mixed Division 2

Show Design Robert C Byrd Vocal Intensity
Best Crew Lebanon Singers
Best Female Solo Mataoca Ballad Soloist
Best Male Solo- Bradley Central Ballad Soloist
Grand Champion - Whiteland Rhythm Masters
1st Runner Up - ??(Help)??
2nd RU - ??(Help)??
Best Costumes Norwell Knight Moves
Show Design Sissonville Touch Of Class
Best Crew ??(Help)??

Single-Gender Division

Grand Champion - ETC Rouge
1st Runner Up - Loveland Allure
2nd RU - Olentangy She-Notes
3rd RU - Noblesville new Dimension
Best Band Noblesville new Dimension
Best Costumes ETC Rouge
Best Show Design Olentangy She-Notes
Best Crew Olentangy She-Notes
Best Vocals - ETC Rouge
Best Choreo- ETC Rouge
Single-Gender Best Solo Nora Hudson (Group Help)

Single-Gender Division

Grand Champion - Matoaca Up Front
1st Runner Up - Norwell Knight Stars
2nd RU - Mount Notre Dame Jubilation
Best Band Matoaca Up Front
Best Costumes Norwell Knight Stars
Best Show Design Norwell Knight Stars
Best Crew Norwell Knight Stars
Best Vocals - Matoaca Up Front
Best Choreo- Norwell Knight Stars

Finalists (No order)

*1* Ross Legacy
*2* Loveland By Request
*3* Hurricane Red Hot
*4* Olentangy Keynotes
*5* ETC The All Americans

Small Mix Finalists (No order)

*1* Norwell Knight Moves
*2* Bradleyy Central Vocal Motion
*3* Matoaca High Impact
*4* Sissonville Touch Of Class
*5* South Dearborn Opening Knight





tylermcgough_ on Mar 18, 2023, 7:30 PM (Edited)
Post #87
 
Sissonville High School “Touch of class” 1st Runner up




eljzabeth on Mar 18, 2023, 8:00 PM
Post #89
+1
Best female soloist in large Single-Gender was Lila Wagner-Gleeson from ETC Rouge.


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taylor.rouse05 on Mar 19, 2023, 12:27 AM
Post #101
 
Whiteland Rhythm Masters was grand champ of medium mixed, different than small. They also received best costumes and best female soloist!



Rett_Genatempo on Mar 19, 2023, 12:02 AM
Post #100
 
Final Awards

Grand Champion - Ross Legacy
1st Runner Up - Loveland By Request
2nd RU - Hurricane Red Hot
3rd RU - ETC The All Americans
4th RU - Olentangy Keynotes
Best Vocals - Loveland By Request
Best Choreo- Ross Legacy
Best Band - Hurricane Red Hot

Small Mix Final Awards

Grand Champion - Norwell Knight Moves
1st Runner Up - Sissonville
2nd RU - Mataoca
3rd RU - Bradley Central
4th RU - South Dearborn
Best Vocals - Norwell HS
Best Choreo- Norwell HS
Best Band - Mataoca


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123suzyq on Mar 18, 2023, 11:05 PM
Post #96
+1
Super performance Legacy!!!!!!



user banned  on Mar 18, 2023, 10:41 PM
Post #94
+1
When will awards be? Im biting my nails waiting! Go Red hOt!




Jeff. on Mar 18, 2023, 10:44 PM
Post #95
 
There's still two performances to go. Ross as the last finalist and then Choraliers exhibition. It'll probably still be an hour or so.



Jeff. on Mar 18, 2023, 9:02 PM
Post #93
+7
ETC with one of my favorite ballads on the year. And the emotion with it in their finals performance. Incredible job by those students.



BakerFF on Mar 18, 2023, 8:54 PM
Post #92
+3
8:15 ETC
8:45 Olentangy
9:15 Hurricane
9:45 Loveland
10:15 Ross
10:45 Fairfield Choraliers (Exhibition)

8:15 South Dearborn
8:45 Bradley Central
9:15 Matoaca
9:45 Norwell
10:15 Sissonville

Awards will follow Choraliers performance!




stern12 on Mar 18, 2023, 8:11 PM
Post #91
 
Performance Times?

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madi2213 on Mar 18, 2023, 8:11 PM
Post #90
 
Will there be photos from this event?
Also thank you to Fairfield for hosting a great competition!


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Dustin513 on Mar 18, 2023, 7:54 PM
Post #88
 
Who is gonna be in the area and what time does the final start

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pete7jl on Mar 18, 2023, 2:30 PM
Post #76
 
Enjoying watching some great groups at the Fairfield Classic, but I'm confused. 9 of the 31 groups (29%) participating are single gender, but they cannot qualify for finals??? What gives? It seems like these 9 females groups are being penalized for being strong young women? Is there a reason why they can't compete or why the classic doesn't create a separate finals? If the organizers won't let them compete against the mixed groups, why not create another finals bracket? Surely the pool of 9 single gender groups is enough to pull from and anyone watching them perform this morning can't argue that talent on stage.




jdcritt on Mar 18, 2023, 3:01 PM (Edited)
Post #77
+1
There’s another thread detailing this, but some of those women’s groups have doubles from their large mixed group, meaning that they would have to perform four times if both groups made finals. Two performances is taxing enough as a choir member. I had days when I performed with the band that I performed six times in one day — not fun in finals when you perform, go to warmup, perform again, go back to warmup, perform a third time. Now add a second venue to that, and it just becomes a logistical nightmare.


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pete7jl on Mar 18, 2023, 3:34 PM (Edited)
Post #78
 





Jeff. on Mar 18, 2023, 3:46 PM
Post #79
+11
This has been discussed in previous comments on this thread. In summary, these 9 treble groups are being scored by different judges in different venues, so you can't fairly draw upon all 9 of them to create an overall treble finals in this instance. The Crystal Classic is two separate competitions under one roof (large groups in arena and small in PAC). Fairfield has had separate treble finals in years past; it simply just doesn't fit in the schedule this year. Final awards are already scheduled for 11:00 pm, and that's assuming everything runs on time. Theoretically, the Crystal Classic could look at adjusting their rules for treble groups to be eligible alongside mixed groups for overall finals in each venue. I'm sure the team at Fairfield will take in feedback from attending choirs in preparation for next year's Crystal Classic. This is the first year Fairfield has offered finals since 2019 and first time with Fairfield's new leadership team, so I think it's worth granting some grace. At the end of the day, the directors of these groups knew what they signed up for and that there wouldn't be finals. No one is being penalized; they voluntarily decided to attend this competition with the given format.


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loquat on Mar 18, 2023, 6:29 PM
Post #85
 
lol yes our school has performed 5 times in a single day multiple times def exhausting but fun


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