Annual Events

Just Desserts

November 2019


You won't want to miss this fantastic fundraiser... JHS choir students serve three sweet & savory courses while you enjoy musical theatre vocal performances by the talented Joplin High School Show Choir students!!  This fabulous two night event will take place in the black box theatre for the fifth year, and ALL proceeds benefit the show choir competition season expenses!

In the Spotlight Invitational

January 31 & February 1, 2020

In the Spotlight expands in 2019 to include a Friday night junior high  competition! Saturday will feature 21 show choirs from throughout the region, competing for top honors with group and solo performances.

2018 In the Spotlight Awards went to:

Grand Champion: Nevada Soundsational Singers

1st Runner Up: Carthage Soundwave

2nd Runner Up: Mt Vernon Vocal Motion

Solo Competition Winner: Jack Shriver

Outstanding Choreography: Nevada Soundsational Singers

Outstanding Vocals: Carthage Soundwave

Outstanding Female Soloist - Rene Gilmore
Outstanding Male Soloist - Nathan Ast
Outstanding Opener - Carthage Soundwave
Outstanding Ballad - Nevada Vocal Fusion
Outstanding Closer - Nevada Soundsational Singers
Outstanding Costume - Nevada Soundsational Singers

People's Choice Award: McDonald County Rhapsody 'N' Rhythm


Kids Show Choir Camp

Returns May 2019!


This annual event teaches students to sing and dance in the style of the JHS Show Choirs!    The half-day camp is held Tuesday through Friday, with students taking the stage in Coulter Auditorium at the JHS Performing Arts Center for a final performance.


Check back after spring break registration details and the announcement of ths year's fun theme!


Competition Season

Preview Show

January 16, 2020 at 7pm in the JHS PAC

Free Admission

Mt. Vernon Mid Winter Festival

January 18, 2020 at Mt. Vernon High School

Schedule & Admission TBD

JHS In the Spotlight Invitational

January 31, 2019 Middle School Division

February 1, 2019 High School Divisions

Schedule coming soon

Admission $5 Friday only, $10 both days

Nevada Show Choir Classic

February 15, 2020 at Nevada High School

Schedule & Admission TBD

South Omaha Classic

February 21-22, 2020 at Omaha South High School, Nebraska

Schedule & Admission TBD

Webb City Showcase

February 29, 2020 at Webb City High School

Schedule & Admission TBD

March 14, 2020 at Battle High School

Schedule & Admission TBD

Post Show

March 12, 2020 at 7pm in the JHS PAC

Free Admission