What a great weekend we had in the Sunshine District! We had 19 quartets in the Quartet competition and the top ten competitors in the Finals all scored 71% or higher. A great accomplishment for the district! Also, eleven of the nineteen quartets were new in that they had not competed previously.
Taking top honors was Three and a Half Men with score of 2244 or an average of 93.5%, in second place was Tonal Fusion with a score of 1901 or an average of 79.2%. Of note was that Joseph DeRosa sang Tenor in Three and a Half Men and Baritone in Tonal Fusion! Placing third in the competition was Suite Life with a score of 929 or an average of 77.1%.
The quartet competition also selected Sunshine District’s representative to International Senior Quartet Competition to be held in January 2024 in New York City. Right on Q won the honors with a score of 863 or an average of 72.0%.
Complete score sheets for all sessions are HERE.
In the Chorus competition for the right to represent Sunshine District at the International Chorus contest in July 2024 in Cleveland, OH, Heralds of Harmony under the direction of Tony DeRosa and Clay Hine, took the honors with a score of 1084 or an average of 90.3%. The Big Orange Chorus under the direction of Daniel Pesante, took second place honors with a score of 898 or an average of 74.8%. Third place was secured by the Miamians directed by Alex Rubin and Eddie Mejia with a score of 892 or an average of 74.2%.