The Joplin High School Performing Arts Center will be rocking Saturday, Feb. 3 when 25 show choirs from throughout Southwest Missouri take the stage in the annual event. Doors open at 7:30am, and performances kick-off at 8am sharp. New to In the Spotlight this year are a solo competition and finals round. Top honors will be revealed at the awards ceremony at 10:55pm. Participating schools include Carthage, Webb City, Nevada, McDonald County, Cassville, Sherwood, Mt. Vernon, M
Joplin Show Choirs' first competition of the season took them to the Mt. Vernon Mid-Winter Classic on Saturday, January 20. Sound Dimension was recognized for "Best Ballad" for its performance of "Run Away With Me." Kyliece Weathers was awarded "Best Soloist" as she brought Moana to life for Touch of Class. Both show choirs took 2nd Place in their respective categories -- a terrific start to the season!
After multiple cancelled school days and rehearsals due to snow and cold, Joplin High School held its annual preview last night to the great anticipation of their friends, families and supporters. Sound Dimension introduced its "Renegade Love" show, while Touch of Class debuted "Sail Away." Next up: the first competition of the season in Mt. Vernon, MO on January 20!