Madrigals

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The Madrigals are the top choral ensemble at Spring Hill High School. They are comprised of 24 singers selected through an audition judged by a panel of four outside professional music educators. In addition to presenting five concerts each year, and performing in contests, the Madrigals are very active with many outside performances in Spring Hill and the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area.

A partial list of activities follows:

  • National Anthem at SHHS sporting events
  • National Anthem at Royals, Comets, Mavericks and Blades games
  • Johnson County Community College Festival of Song participants
  • Spring Hill Veterans Day performances
  • Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce Business Expo performances
  • Spring Hill National Day of Prayer Performances
  • USD230 Schools Caroling Tour
  • Spring Hill Church Caroling Tour
  • Crown Center Winter and Spring Choral Showcases
  • Featured performers at the Overland Park Arboretum Luminary Walk
  • Joint Concerts with the William Baker Festival Singers
  • Joint Concerts with Johnson County Chorus and Choraliers
  • Joint Concerts with Spring Hill Festival Chorus
  • Clinic Choir for The King’s Singers
  • Introduced as a Point of Personal Privilege at the Capitol Building in Topeka as the featured choir for the rededication of the House Chamber

Last year,the Madrigals, Madrigal Women and Madrigal Men received “I” ratings at the Regional Solo and Ensemble Festival at Baker University, and went on to represent Spring Hill High School at the State Solo and Ensemble Festival at Andover High School where all three ensembles brought home "I" ratings. (The Madrigals receiving a PERFECT SCORE!)

Madrigal Members Speak Out

The music is all around us. All you have to do is listen.” ---August Rush

"Singing may come naturally, but perfection doesn't!" ---Colin Mattox

"I love music because it's something that connects everyone! You could be from a completely different background than another person, and find that common ground with music!" ---Kelsey Spaulding

" Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything!" ---Plato

"Music is not what we do - It's who we are!" ---Livia Watts

"My Mom told me music was just a phase. I said 'No, Mom. This is the real me!' " ---Ali Davids

"There is no other family like a choir family!" ---Clara Cowden

"Madrigals is more than a class - It's a sport!" ---Grant Lutz

"If I cannot fly, let me sing!" ---Stephen Sondheim

"When words fail, music speaks!" ---Hans Christian Anderson

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YUP! That's what it is!!! A PERFECT SCORE!   That almost NEVER happens!!!  
And here is our judge, posing  with the Madrigals for a picture with his "favorite choir!"  

 

 

chalk

The SHHS Madrigals participated in the 2016 Annual Chalk the Walk for Homecoming.

This year's theme was "Broncos Among the Stars."

santa

Santa makes a guest appearance with the Madrigals at the SHRC Breakfast!

 

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