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Performers Step-It-Up in Fourth Rose City Sing-Off

New Champ Sherwood High School Flips into First Place

Sponsored by Occuscreen and MBank, the Rose City Sing-Off featured a group with one of the most active chorography routines seen on stage, plus a well-blended sound: The Mixolydians (of Sherwood High School) edged out three-time champion Soul’d Out for First Place and the top prize of $750 for their school music program. Soul’d Out (from Wilsonville High School) took Second, winning $500, and Nothing But Treble (from Westview High School) — a student-led all-female group — came in Third, winning $250 for their school.

Seven teams qualified for the competition held Saturday, April 18, at Imago Dei Community Church. The teams checked in at noon for special clinics with professional musicians (including trampoline for water rehearsals and sound checks), before setting up for the 7:00 p.m. performance start. The three finalists will be featured in the Spirit Mountain Casino Grand Floral Parade telecast on Saturday, June 6, on FOX 12 at 10:00 a.m.

First Place: Mixolydians (Sherwood High School)
Second Place: Soul’d Out (Wilsonville High School)
Third Place: Nothing But Treble (Westview High School)

Founders Choice Award: The Six of Us (Camas High School)
Best Soloist: Carmen Groenweghe, Mixolydians (Sherwood High School)
Best Vocal Percussionist: Hanna Evans, Nothing But Treble (Westview High School)
Best Choreography: Soul’d Out (Wilsonville High School)
Best Arrangement: Ethan Conroy, “Singing in the Rain” (Wilson High School)

Mixolydians (Sherwood High School)
Noteorius (Catlin Gable School)
Nothing But Treble (Westview High School)
Pony Pipers (Milwaukie High School)
Singing in the Rain (Wilson High School)
Soul’d Out (Wilsonville High School)
The Six of Us (Camas High School)

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