XCS Choirs and Bands Excel at Music Festival

XCS Choirs and Bands Excel at Kings Island Music Festival
Posted on 05/08/2023

XHS & WMS Choirs and Bands competed at the Music in the Parks Festival at Kings Island on Saturday, bringing home a total of eight awards!

  • 8th grade choir earned 1st place with the highest rating of superior, PLUS the Best Overall Choir out of all of the middle schools competing. Lilah Halley and Elle Severt were featured vocalists.
  • WMS Choir and Band earned the Esprit de Corps Award, recognizing them for being kind, encouraging, positive, and good citizens. WMS has only received this 2 times over the past 30 years. 
  • WMS Beginning Band – 1st place, Superior rating; received high score overall for middle school band. (Class AA band) 
  • WMS 7/8 Grade Band – 2nd place, Superior rating (Class AA band)
  • Landon Allen earned a medal for Best Accompanist for drumming.
  • XHS Concert Choir – 3rd place, Excellent rating in High School Mixed Choir, Class AA.
  • XHS Vocal Ensemble – 2nd place, Superior rating in High School Mixed Choir, Class AA. 
  • These trophies for the high school choirs are the 3rd and 4th trophies they have earned from this event in just the past two years.
Congratulations to all of the students who have worked so hard to develop their skills, as well as to their directors!