Blair Show choir workshop

Blair Show Choir Workshop
Caleb Sandall, center, and Ovation Show choir sings “Sit Down your Rockin’ the Boat Saturday during  the Blair Show Choir Workshop.

Ten schools from across the area participated in the Blair Music Department fifth annual show choir workshop.  The performers worked with show choir experts Dan Hays and Jennifer Toney.  Hays, the Midland Vocal Music director, was BHS vocal music director Dan Hutsell’s predecessor.

Blair Show Choir Workshop
The Blair Innovation Show Choir performs Saturday at the Blair Show Choir Workshop. Performers from left are: Addie Wolff, Baelyn Chavez, Emma Harnack, Christina Paxson, Katie Blice, Anna Bassler.

The choirs worked on staging elements, choreography and show pacing to improve their shows.

Blair Show Choir Workshop
The Platteview High School show choir performs at the Blair High School Show Choir Workshop.

“The performance has no competition aspect to it so the students have the opportunity to be everybody’s fan and support each other,” Hutsell said.  ” As audience members they (performers) have the opportunity to see some of the things that make a group good or great, or maybe not quite there yet and hopefully each student can apply that to their own individual and group performance.”

 

 

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