Peru State College announces winners of 48th annual Show Choir Festival.

Peru State College announces winners of 48th annual Show Choir Festival.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2019
Contact: Jason Hogue, Director of Marketing Communications, 402-872-2429

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College hosted its 48th annual show choir festival in the Performing Arts Center. More than 25 high schools and a few middle schools from around the region, including three states, participated in the event on October 22 and 23.

Dr. Jacob Bartlett, associate professor of music at Peru State, writes, “Thank you for an incredible festival. I think the level of artistry improves every year, and we are lucky to be able to host you and your students.”

He continues, “Having the festival in the Performing Arts Center is a huge opportunity for us, both to showcase our facilities and help recruit to the College.”

Awards:

Tuesday, Class AA – Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School “Spectrum”
Wednesday, Class AA – Bellevue East High School “Take II”

Tuesday, Class A – Maryville High School “Spectrum”
Wednesday, Class A – Norris High School “Gold”

Tuesday, Class B – Sabetha High School “Odyssey”
Wednesday, Class B – Wahoo High School “Royalty”

Tuesday, Class C – Bishop Neumann High School “Scarlet Knights”
Wednesday, Class C – Centennial Public School “Royal Blues”

Wednesday, Class D – Harvard High School “Cardinal & Black Singers”

Top Overall Middle School or Junior High – Harvard Middle School “Full Impact”

Top Tuesday Swing Choir – Lincoln Southeast High School “Countesses & Noblemen”
Top Overall Swing Choir – Lincoln Southeast High School “Countesses & Noblemen”

Top Tuesday A Capella/Jazz – Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School “Sotto Voce”
Top Overall A Capella or Jazz – Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School “Sotto Voce”

Top Tuesday Show Choir – Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School “Spectrum”
Top Overall Show Choir – Norris High School “Gold”

To learn more about the festival, or Peru State’s music and choral programs, contact Dr. Jacob Bartlett at jbartlett@peru.edu or visit www.peru.edu/music

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