5 Amazing Venues for Show Choirs
Show choirs, lend me your ears (and voices)! If you’re ready to wow the crowds with vocal virtuosity, we have some great ideas for you. Here are 5 amazing venues for show choirs – each guaranteed to hit your high notes!
Southern Star Music Festival
Southern Star Music Festival in Atlanta is open to groups of 20 or more in elementary, middle, junior high, and high schools. Your show choir will perform at the beautiful, 600 seat Riverside Epicenter Auditorium. You’ll also get a recording of the group, quality adjudication, and two-day admission to Six Flags Over Georgia.
The event wraps up with an awards ceremony at Axis Arena within the park. It’s an amazing, energizing venue for show choirs and a great time for students!
OrlandoFest is a premier, education-based music experience in Orlando, FL. Performers of all ages can participate in either Music Festivals or Workshops. These sessions are designed to reinforce concepts taught in the classroom or studio.
In addition to state-of-the-art facilities, each program includes admission to Universal Orlando Resort™. It’s a great way to reward the efforts of your dedicated students!
Show Choir Nationals
While it may be a little late to register for this year, you can begin planning for 2023!
Show Choir Nationals is a competition for elite show choir groups in Nashville, TN. The Gaylord Opryland Hotel hosts talented students during 3 days of competitions. Students also perform on the iconic Grand Ole Opry House stage.
Show choir directors love this event as much as students! Each group has someone dedicated to helping them with the experience and access to equipment storage. Staging, lighting, sound systems are in top working order and performance locations are chosen to optimize productions. Judges are impartial, experienced, and helpful.
Show Choir Nationals is an outstanding performance opportunity in a city whose legacy IS music!
FAME Show Choir National Championship Series
The Encore Theatre in Branson, MO will host the April, 2023 FAME Show Choir National Finals. For more than 20 years, FAME has produced top-notch show choir competitions in fabulous venues.
A series of qualifiers in Hollywood, Orlando, New York, Chicago, and Branson lead students to a shining moment on this iconic stage. Even if your students did not participate in a qualifier, they still have a chance to apply for Finals.
SCNCS encourages creativity and excellence. Its adjudicators are respected music professionals using consistent scoring practices. Scoring is based on vocal production, visual production, show, and music production.
Coyote Jazz Festival at the University of South Dakota
Don’t let the name fool you! Show choirs from South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Minnesota have been performing at the Coyote Jazz Festival since 1975. The event is competitive but also a perfect opportunity for written and recorded feedback from some of the best music educators and performers.
How to Get to These 5 Amazing Venues for Show Choirs
Simple! Contact a reliable student trip planner like Kaleidoscope Adventures. KA has more than 28 years of experience planning outstanding performance travel. Online registration and payments, convenient crowdfunding options, and an expert team make your planning simple and efficient.
*Updated March 21, 2022
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