MusicFest returns to high school
POCA -- Poca High School's 15th edition of the MusicFest Show Choir Competition is returning to the high school for an all-day competition on Saturday, Feb. 2, in the school's new auxiliary gymnasium.
A total of 15 choirs from West Virginia and Ohio will compete at MusicFest, billed as one of the largest show choir competitions in West Virginia.
Area schools attending are Hurricane, Nitro, Buffalo and host Poca. The lineup includes most of the top schools in West Virginia from 2012.
Tickets can be purchased at the door. Cost is $13 for an all day, come-and-go pass.
For more information on this event, please contact Joseph Kincaid at Poca High 304-755-5001 ext 4245 or visit www.phsvisualvolume.org.
Here is the complete festival schedule:
Ansted Middle School: Warm up 8:25 a.m.; transit 8:50 a.m.; performance time 9 a.m.
South Harrison Middle School: Warm up 8:55 a.m.; transit 9:20 a.m.; performance time 9:30 a.m.
Nitro High School Girls: Warm up 9:25 a.m.; transit 9:50 a.m.; performance time 10 a.m.
Buffalo High School, Division C: Warm up 9:55 a.m.; transit 10:20 a.m.; performance time 10:30 a.m.
Sissonville High School, Division C: Warm up 10:25 a.m.; transit 10:50 a.m.; performance time 11 a.m.
Robert C. Byrd High School, Division C: Warm up 10:55 a.m.; transit 11:20 a.m.; performance time 11:30 a.m.
LUNCH: 12-12:45 p.m.
South Harrison High School, Division C: Warm up 12:10 p.m.; transit 12:35 p.m.; performance time 12:45 p.m.
Nitro High School, Division B: Warm up 12:40 p.m.; transit 1:05 p.m.; performance time 1:15 p.m.
Riverside High School, Division B: Warm up 1:10 p.m.; transit 1:35 p.m.; performance time 1:45 p.m.
Herbert Hoover High School, Division C: Warm up 1:40 p.m.; transit 2:05 p.m.; performance time 2:15 p.m.
Marysville High School, Division A: Warm up 2:10 p.m.; transit 2:35 p.m.; performance time 2:45 p.m.
BREAK: 3:15-3:30 p.m.
Hurricane High School, Division B: Warm up 2:55 p.m.; transit 2:50 p.m.; performance time 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 2
Capital High School, Division B: Warm up 3:25 p.m.; transit 3:50 p.m.; performance time 4 p.m.
Loveland High School, Division A: Warm up 3:55 p.m.; transit 4:20 p.m.; performance time 4:30 p.m.
Cabell Midland High School, Division A: Warm up 4:25 p.m.; transit 4:50 p.m.; performance time 5 p.m.
Poca High School, host: 4:55 p.m.; transit 5:20 p.m.; performance time 5:30 p.m.
AWARDS: 6:15 p.m.
DINNER: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Finalist No. 1: Warm up, 6:55 p.m.; transit, 7:20 p.m.; performance time: 7:30 p.m.
Finalist No. 2: Warm up, 7:25 p.m.; transit, 7:50 p.m.; performance time: 8 p.m.
Finalist No. 3: Warm up, 7:55 p.m.; transit, 8:20 p.m.; performance time: 8:30 p.m.
Finalist No. 4: Warm up, 8:25 p.m.; transit, 8:50 p.m.; performance time: 9 p.m.
Finalist No. 5: Warm up, 8:55 p.m.; transit, 9:20 p.m.; performance time: 9:30 p.m.
Finalist No. 6: Warm up, 9:25 p.m.; transit, 9:30 p.m.; performance time: 10 p.m.
FINAL AWARDS: 10:45 P.M.