FMHS, Central Lee singers to compete at Music in Motion


MT. PLEASANT – Show choirs from Fort Madison and Central Lee Middle and High Schools will be among 14 ensembles from four states competing at the 27th annual Music in Motion Show Choir Invitational Saturday, February 8 at Mount Pleasant Community High School.

The competition begins at 9:00 am with Central Lee Middle School’s Adrenaline, followed by Fortissimo from Fort Madison Middle School at 9:30 am. Fort Madison High School’s prep group Crimson and Black will hit the stage at 10:30 am, with their varsity ensemble Swingspan performing at 12:45 pm. CENTRifugAL Force from Central Lee goes on at 1:45 pm.

Other schools with one or more groups in the competition are Cedar Rapids Xavier, Davenport Central, Pella, South St. Paul MN, Hannibal MO and Pekin IL.

The top six groups from the daytime round will square off in the evening finals starting at 7:15 pm with final awards scheduled for 10:30 pm.

Giving exhibition performances will be the show choirs from Mount Pleasant Middle School and Mount Mercy University at the end of the daytime round followed by the daytime awards at 5:55 pm. Mount Pleasant High School’s InMotion performs at the conclusion of the evening finals.

Admission is $10. A variety of food will be available for purchase throughout the event. All proceeds go to the Mount Pleasant Music Booster

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