Top Honors at Central Virginia Show Choir Invitational
Center Grove Choirs, with their rich tradition of vocal and performance excellence, swept the Mixed and Women’s Divisions at the 24th Annual Central Virginia Show Choir Invitational Friday & Saturday at Manchester High School in Midlothian, Virginia. This competition included choirs from Virginia, West Virginia and Indiana.
The Debtones earned the Grand Champion trophy in the Women’s Division competing in a division with 9 choirs. They earned the caption awards for Best Show Design, Best Choreography and Best Vocal Quality. Katie Swaney was recognized for the best solo in a show and Maria Neathery was recognized as the outstanding performer of the group.
CG Sound System also had a very successful competition in Virginia. Their division included 10 choirs and they secured the Grand Champion trophy for Mixed Groups. They earned the caption awards for Best Show Design, Best Choreography and Best Vocal Quality. Joel Flynn was named best male soloist in a mixed show. Macey Estes and Dante Gearring were honored as outstanding performers of the group.
Debtones member Katie Swaney also competed in the solo competition and won the Grand Champion trophy for her performance.