Congratulations to the Jay M Robinson Middle School Encore Singers, our 2016 State Champions!

Congratulations also go to Harris Road Middle School's New Beginnings, our 2016 State Runner-up, and 71st Classical, our 2016 State Third Place!

Jay M Robinson won with a medley from “The Muppets,” while Harris Road sang “Here Comes the Sun,” “Beautiful Day,” and “Walking on Sunshine,” and 71st Classical performed selections from “Beautiful, the Carole King Musical.”

NCASA presented the 2016 William Peace University North Carolina Middle School Show Choir Competition on Saturday May 7 at Cox Mill High School.  The competition followed a prelims-finals format, with the top six show choirs moving on to the evening finals. 

The top three choirs of the morning were:

3-Hanes Magnet School Show Choir

2- Mt. Airy MS Show Choir

1- Jay M Robinson Middles School

The top three choirs from the evening were:

3- Randolph MS's Rockin' Raiders Show Choir

2- Harris Road

1- 71st Classical


These six show choirs also happened to be our top six scorers and all moved on to the finals, where the final results were:

6- Randolph with a rating of “Excellent”

5- Mt. Airy with a rating of “Excellent”

4- Hanes with a rating of “Superior”

State Third Place- 71st Classical with a rating of “Superior”

State Runner-up- Harris Road with a rating of “Superior”

State Champion- Jay M Robinson with a rating of "Superior"


We also presented several superlative awards:

 Best Male Solo- Jamal Jackson of 71st Classical Middle School

Best Female Solo- Kalea Johnson of Brawley Middle School

Best Male Stage Presence- Jaden Buksbazen of Jay M Robinson Middle School (pictured above)

Best Female Stage Presence- Haley Pollock of Elizabeth City Middle School

Best Show Design- Jay M Robinson

Best Choreography- Jay M Robinson

Best Group Vocals- Jay M Robinson

Best New Choir- Overhills Middle School of Spring Lake

Congratulations to all choirs who performed for a wonderful day of Show Choir performances!