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2024 Show/Jazz Choir Festival
Saturday, February 10, 2024

Northwest Missouri State University is once again the center of competition for regional and local high school show and jazz choirs. The University will host its annual show choir festival Saturday, February 10.

Open to public! Entry fee is $10, valid for the entire day

Preliminary Schedule

Location: Maryville High School

Ensemble Performance
Maryville Illumination 9:00 AM
Platte County Sound Elegance 9:30 AM
Smithville Lakeside Singers 10:00 AM
Lincoln Northeast Dynamix 10:30 AM
Platte County Sound Explosion 11:00 AM
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Smith-Cotton JH Sound Effects 12:00 PM
Cameron Lights, Cameron, Action! 12:30 PM
Grain Valley Exclamation! 1:00 PM
Maryville Spectrum 1:30 PM
Seward High Singers 2:00 PM
Lincoln NE Voices “N” Harmony 2:30 PM
Platte County Sound Express 3:00 PM
Smith-Cotton New Score Singers 3:30 PM

Celebration Exhibition & Preliminary Awards
4:15 pm

Finals Schedule

Location: Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts

Ensemble Performance
Finalist #1 6:00 PM
Finalist #2 6:25 PM
Finalist #3 6:50 PM
Finalist #4 7:15 PM
Finalist #5 7:40 PM
Final Awards ~8:15-8:30 PM

You're Invited!

Greetings from the campus of Northwest Missouri State University, home of the Northwest Missouri State University Annual Show and Jazz Choir Festival. This year's event will be Saturday, February 10, 2024.

Our long tradition, coupled with wonderful quality performing groups, make the festival one of the strongest and well-attended in the mid-west.

The Performing Arts Center at Northwest allows each group to truly showcase their talents.

Qualified, experienced judges from the world of performing arts are an important part of our festival philosophy. Our panel of adjudicators will bring their skills and expertise to each performance, helping us maintain the highest level of quality you expect at our festival.

Invitations will be limited to the first 18 choirs to register!


Registration is closed.

Upon receipt of your registration form and indication of payment, we will send you detailed information regarding the festival.

We look forward to seeing you and your students at the festival.  If we can assist you in any way, please call.


Adam Zrust, PhD, Director, Show/Jazz Choir Festival
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO  64468