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East High Hosts 31st Annual “Sing All About It!” Show Choir Invitational

Saturday, March 2, 2024


What To Expect:

As a three-time FAME Aspire nominated competition and Aspire Award Winner in 2019, Sing All About It! is celebrating its 31st anniversary this year. The competition will feature 8 competing middle school show choirs and 15 competing high school show choirs representing 13 different schools from the tri-state area. 

Location: East High School, 3200 S Cypress Street, Sioux City 

Admission: $15 Adult  |  $10 Student (must show Student ID)  | Ages 5 & Under Free  | Sioux City Community School District Staff Free (must show School ID) 

Parking: In addition to parking at East High School, there will be overflow parking available one block away at Sunnyside Church (5601 Sunnyside Drive) and with a free shuttle available the entire event continuously going back and forth between the two locations. 

Affordable concessions will be available all day/night.

Overview of Event:

The middle school show choir competition begins at 8:00am, with Sioux City East Middle’s Sparks Show Choir opening the event in the East High Auditorium. East Middle’s Evolution Show Choir will conclude the middle school competition and perform in exhibition at 11:10am. The middle school awards ceremony will be held at 11:45am. 

The high school competition begins at 8:00 am in the East High Gym. East High School’s show choir, Entourage, performs in exhibition at 12:30pm. East High’s show choir, Prestige, will also perform in exhibition at 5:15pm with high school preliminary awards following at approximately 5:45pm. Six high school show choirs will move to the finals starting at 6:45pm. The Headliners will take the stage for their exhibition performance at 9:45pm with the final awards ceremony being held immediately following at 10:15pm. 

Competing for the middle school event’s grand champion and other honors include:  

  • Bishop Heelan - Genesis
  • Harrisburg East - Infinity
  • Harrisburg North - Refractions
  • Hinton - Sound Explosions
  • Le Mars - Show Dogs
  • Mitchell - Exclamation!
  • Mitchell - Maximum Velocity
  • Sergeant Bluff Luton - Music in Motion

Competing for the high school event’s grand champion and other honors include:  

  • Bishop Heelan - Harmonia Mundi
  • Bishop Heelan - Magnifique
  • Bishop Heelan - MoMANtum
  • Bishop O'Gorman - Ovation!
  • Elkhorn South - Blackout
  • Elkhorn South - Power Surge
  • Elkhorn South - Shock Wave
  • Grand Island Northwest - 14-Karat Gold
  • Grand Island Northwest - Bella Voce
  • Harrisburg - Eclipse
  • LeMars - Crimson and Black
  • Sioux Center - Revolution
  • Sioux Center - Satisfaction
  • Sioux Falls Washington - Classic Connection
  • Sioux Falls Washington - Stage Lights

Judges for the High School Competition:

  • Joel Johnson, Director of Vocal Music at Midland University in Fremont and Freelance Vocal Clinician, Conductor & Choreographer – Critique/Finals
  • Erik Mahon, Assistant Professor of Music & Director of Jazz Studies at Morningside University – Band
  • Jaclyn Ohnemus Krulik, Choir Director at Blue Valley North High School – Prelims/Finals
  • Brent Peterson, Vocal Music Director at Waukee Community School District – Critique/Finals
  • Mike Pierson, Retired Choral Director from Rock Bridge High School – Prelims/Finals
  • Tara Tober, Nationally Recognized Show Choir Choreographer – Prelims/Finals

Judges for the Middle School Competition: 

  • Robert Barry, Retired 39-Year Choir/Show Choir Director – Scoring
  • Jake Delfs, Teacher at West Middle School and Freelance Clinician, Choreographer, and Adjudicator – Critique
  • Nick Djernes, Freelance Clinician – Scoring
  • Nikki Fenton, Vocal Music Teacher in Sioux City Community School District – Critique
  • Minda Thompson, Retired 34-Year Choir/Show Choir Director - Scoring

Performance Schedule & More Information

East High Show Choirs are under the direction of Jeremy Hess and Abby Sheppard. For more information, visit