Middle School State Champion Encore Singers from Jay M Robinson

NCASA presented the State Finals of the 2022 Metrographics Printing North Carolina Middle School Show Choir Competition presented at UNC Greensboro College of Visual and Performing Arts on March 18-19 in the UNC Greensboro Auditorium.


Jay M Robinson Middle School and Voyager Academy were crowned state champions!


High schools performed on March 19. Final rankings are shown below.

1 - Voyager Academy - Bull City Lights of Durham with a rating of Superior

2 - Voyager Academy - Vocal Affinity - Superior

3 - William A Hough High School - Excellent

4 - Lake Norman High School - Excellent

5 - West Brunswick High School - Good


Director's Award - Chris Brammer of Hough HS

Best Male Solo - James Randolph of Lake Norman HS

Best Female Solo - Melody Wimberly of Vocal Affinity

Best Male Stage Presence - Trey Purvis of Hough HS

Best Female Stage Presence - Lauren Sierra of Voyager Academy - Bull City Lights

Best Show Design - Voyager Academy - Vocal Affinity

Best Choreography - Voyager Academy - Bull City Lights

Best Group Vocals - Voyager Academy - Bull City Lights

Best Prep Choir - Voyager Academy - Vocal Affinity

Bull City Lights performed songs including "The Kids are Coming" and "We Are Light"

All State Performers: Chris Brammer, James Randolph, Melody Wimberly, Trey Purvis, Lauren Sierra, Madeline Macry (Lake Norman), Haegan Bryant (Vocal Affinity), and Willow Moore (West Brunswick)


Middle Schools performed on March 18. Shown below are the rankings of middle schools.

1 - Jay M Robinson MS of Charlotte with a rating of Superior

2 - Hanes Magnet School of Winston-Salem - Excellent

3 - Mount Airy Middle School - Excellent

4 - Western Harnett Middle School - Excellent

5 - The Brawley School of Mooresville - Good

Jay M Robinson performed a medley from "Newsies".

Director's Award - Aaron Tyler of Jay M Robinson 

Best Male Solo - Hector Alvarado of Western Harnett

Best Female Solo - Mai'Ana Semides of Western Harnett

Best Male Stage Presence - Cooper Beecham of Brawley

Best Female Stage Presence - Nelly Williams of Mount Airy

Best New Choir - Western Harnett MS

Best Show Design - Jay M Robinson MS

Best Choreography - Jay M Robinson MS

Best Group Vocals - Jay M Robinson MS

All State Performers: Aaron Tyler, Hector Alvarado, Mai'Ana Semides, Cooper Beecham, Nelly Williams, Chloe Nesler (Brawley), Abigail Burton (Hanes), Nellie Williams (Mount Airy)

We thank sponsors Metrographics Printing and UNC Greensboro College of Visual and Performing Arts for their support of the competition.