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Signature Sound is Franklin Community High School’s premiere auditioned varsity-mixed repertoire choir that is open to all students in grades 9-12. The purpose of this ensemble is to offer advanced vocal students the opportunity to learn highly challenging, and often times collegiate, choral literature in a variety of styles. Signature Sound has been named Grand Champion 18 times. Signature Sound has also represented Franklin the past 5 consecutive years at the ISSMA State Mixed Concert Finals. In 2015 Signature Sound placed as the State Runner Up for all Concert Choirs in the state of Indiana. In addition, Signature Sound was named Grand Champion at the 2015 Heritage Festivals and in 2017 were named Grand Champion in Nashville’s Festival of Music Competition as well as best overall choir. In 2016 Signature Sound made its Carnegie Hall debut performing a world premier piece composed and conducted by Z. Randall Stroope. In 2014, 2015 and 2016, Signature Sound had the special honor of winning the B105.7 Christmas Choir Competition which included a prize of $2,500! Signature Sound also had the honor of having 10 members represent Franklin in the 2016-2017 Indiana Music Education Association All-State Honor Choir.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2017
Mooresville Spotlighter Invitational – 2017 Grand Champion
Brownsburg Bulldog Spectacular – 2017 Grand Champion
Festival of Music Competition Nashville 2017 – Grand Champion Mixed Choir & Choral Sweepstakes Award
Indiana State School Music Association’s Mixed Choir Finals – STATE CHAMPION
B105.7 Christmas Choir Competition Grand Champion Winner $2000!
Kings Island Music in the Parks Festival –2017 Superior rating – First Place Mixed Choir
Kings Island Music in the Parks Festival – 2017 Best Overall High School Choir

2016
Franklin Central Hoosier Show Choir Classic 2016-Grand Champion
Center Grove Best of the Midwest – 2016 Grand Champion
Lawrence Central Sound Classic – 2016 2nd Place
Avon Vocalfest – 2016- 2nd Place
B105.7 Christmas Choir Competition Grand Champion Winner $2500!
Indiana State School Music Association’s State Mixed Choir Finals – 2016 7th Place

2015
Heritage Music Festival Competition St. Louis 2015 – Grand Champion Concert Choir Choir
Heritage Music Festival Competition St. Louis 2015 – Adjudicator’s Award for High Score
Heritage Music Festival Competition St. Louis 2015 – Sweepstakes Award -Best Choral Program
Lawrence Central Sound Classic – 2015 3rd Place
Mooresville Spotlighter Invitational – 2015 Grand Champion
Pike Music Fest – 2015 3rd Place
Twin Lakes Choir Competition – 2015 2nd Place
B105.7 Christmas Choir Competition Grand Champion Winner $2500!
Kings Island Music in the Parks Festival –2015 Superior rating – First Place Mixed Choir
Kings Island Music in the Parks Festival – 2015 Best Overall High School Choir
Indiana State School Music Association’s State Mixed Choir Finals – 2015 STATE RUNNER UP

2014
Kings Island Music in the Parks Festival –2014 Superior rating – First Place Mixed Choir
Kings Island Music in the Parks Festival – 2014 Best Overall High School Choir
Southern Star Music Festival – 2014 Superior rating
Center Grove Best of the Midwest – 2014 Grand Champion
Franklin Central Hoosier Show Choir Classic – 2014 2nd Place
North Central MIC Choir Competition – 2014 -4th Place
Indiana State School Music Association’s State Mixed Choir Finals – 2014 13th Place

2013
Center Grove Best of the Midwest – 2013 Grand Champion
Lawrence Central Sound Classic – 2013 Grand Champion
Heritage Music Festival Competition Chicago 2013- Grand Champion Concert Choir, Overall
Choral Sweepstakes Award & Adjudicator’s Award
Indiana State School Music Association’s State Mixed Choir Finals – 2013 6th Place

Invitations:
Carnegie Hall -2014-2015
Carnegie Hall -2015-2016
Butler University “Honor Roll of Choirs” 2013
Milliken University “A Night with Milliken”