Underwood Choirs Place at WIC Show/Jazz Choir Competition
Underwood Choirs Place at WIC Show/Jazz Festival
On Wednesday, January 16, the Western Iowa Conference Jazz Festival was held at Audubon High School. Show choirs and jazz choirs from the WIC member schools competed for ranked placements and were judged by judges from across the state.
“Unlimited,” Underwood High School’s competitive show choir placed second in the show choir division. Clayton Moore, Emily Wagner, and Leah Wilson were named Outstanding Soloists by the judges.
New this year at UHS is “North Street Jazz,” a competitive jazz choir consisting of 11 singers. This group also placed second in the jazz choir division, beating the previous state champion Riverside Jazz Choir.
“Unlimited” participated in the IHSMA State Show Choir Festival on January 28 in Atlantic, earning a Division I Rating. “North Street Jazz” will participate in the IHSMA State Jazz Choir Festival on February 4 at Thomas Jefferson High School in Council Bluffs.