PS 22 Chorus- "Don't Stop Believin'"

Sunday, May 13, 2012

FHS Music Department Competes at State Large Group Contest

On Friday, May 4, approximately 200 FHS musicians traveled to Fort Madison High School to compete in the Iowa High School Music Association's Large Group Contest.  Concert Band, Women's Choir, Men's Choir and Chamber Choir all received Division I ratings.  For this contest, groups perform for three judges.  Ratings are awarded based on an average of the three judges' ratings.  Each of the Fairfield ensembles received at least one perfect score (40 points) for their performance.  Several performance centers around the state accomodate class 1A-4A schools during a 2-day span.  Schools performing at the Fort Madison center were Fairfield, Keokuk, Ft. Madison, Burlington Notre Dame, WACO, New London, Danville, and Holy Trinity Catholic.  Fairfield's Bands are under the direction of Aaron Adam and Jim Edgeton.  Vocal Directors are Connie Keller and Zach Reiter.  Videos of the choir performances can be found on Youtube by typing Fairfield High School choirs in the search box.


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