THE KOSTE CLASSIC
CELEBRATING 35 YEARS IN 2024!
Thursday, February 29- Concert Choirs
Friday, March 1- Treble/ Bass Show Choirs
Saturday, March 2- Mixed Show Choirs
REGISTRATION FOR SOLO COMPETITION OPEN.
STEP & REPEAT
Meet the Judges
VIP PASS: TBA
(INCLUDES THUR, FRI & SAT)
A Cappella, Concert, & Chamber Choir divisions will be classified per voice part (SSA, TTB, SATB).
High School Show Choir divisions are based on the number of Singer/Dancers (performers) in the choir.
Large Division: 33+ SINGER/ DANCERS
Medium Division: 20-32 SINGER/ DANCERS
Small Division: <20 SINGER/ DANCERS
Middle School Division: determined based on entries, performance on Saturday
Acappella, Concert & Chamber
Placement recognition of Top 3 choirs in each division.
Awards per division: Best Choral Tone, Best Repertoire
The Koste Classic is a one-and-done competition format.
TKC24 will utilize the PALU SCORING SYSTEM and a 5 judge panel.
Awards will be presented each day, recognizing the following achievements:
Placement recognition of top overall scores of each day.
Top placement recognition of choirs in each tier.
Specialty Awards per tier: Vocals, Visuals, Band.
Overall awards in categories for Show, Costume & Crew, Outstanding performers and superlative awards return in 2024!
We will host a solo competition again this year, to be held Saturday March 2nd, 2024.
Entries can be ANY middle or high school student regardless of school affiliation. Schools may choose to enter soloists and pay entry fee ($25) or the student may enter individually for the same fee.
Soloists will be judged and critiqued band scored by a soloist judge.
The top 3 entries will have the opportunity to perform before the final awards are announced.
The Solo Competition Grand Champion will be recognized during the final awards.
1000+ seat performance venue, ample stage and wing space, live video projection, state-of-the-art lighting- specialty lighting will be available for each group based on your desires from general wash colors to moving heads and spots, and a sound system featuring 7 wireless microphones along with condensers along and a sound projection system professionally produced to ensure correct balance and production is achieved with consideration to voice and instrumentation.
Each year the venue is transformed to fit a specific theme and features an exceptional community space for dining, along with vendors representing a variety of items from t-shirts, buttons, arts and crafts, photography and the now infamous step-and-repeat red carpet experience!
Rooms will be available to house your students belongings and serve a space to use as a changing/hair/make-up room. Security will monitor the rooms throughout the weekend to ensure the safety of your belongings.
We work extremely hard to keep things running on time,
scheduling each choir ample time for performance with additional time for setup and strike.
We have a supportive back stage crew that will provide you with a smooth and safe set-up.