Chain Reaction Show Choir

2022 Photo Album

Chain Reaction 2022
Chain Reaction 2022

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Variety Show
Variety Show

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Variety Show
Variety Show

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Chain Reaction 2022
Chain Reaction 2022

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2021 Photo Album

Chain Reaction 2021
Chain Reaction 2021

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Chain Reaction 2021
Chain Reaction 2021

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Chain Reaction
Chain Reaction

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Chain Reaction 2021
Chain Reaction 2021

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2020 Photo Album

Chain Reaction 2019-2020
Chain Reaction 2019-2020

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Performing at Fort Madison
Performing at Fort Madison

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Music in Motion Invitational
Music in Motion Invitational

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Chain Reaction 2019-2020
Chain Reaction 2019-2020

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2019 Photo Album

2018-19 Chain Reaction
2018-19 Chain Reaction

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Variety Show
Variety Show

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Dessert Theater
Dessert Theater

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2018-19 Chain Reaction
2018-19 Chain Reaction

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2021: Division 1 rating at Fort Madison and a caption award for Most Effective Opener. (Judging format different due to COVID)

2020: First Place at Fort Madison. The 2020 show: Kyrie as (recorded by the 1980s band Mr. Mister ); Stand In The Light (as recorded by Jordan Smith, winner of The Voice 2015); Amazing (by Pinkzebra)

Choreographers: Libby Ensminger and Makenna Schinstock

Chain Reaction placed Second to 4A school Southeast Polk at the 2019 Ft. Madison Show Choir Invitational.

For the sixth consecutive year Chain Reaction placed FIRST in the Middle School Division at the 2018 Ft. Madison Show Choir Invitational.   video

Chain Reaction 2018 was under the direction of Madeline Thomas. The ensemble was comprised of 36 7th and 8th graders. They rehearsed three times a week for 35 minutes. Choreographers were MPCHS senior Katie Ensminger and sophomore Libby Ensminger.

Chain Reaction once again won the Middle School Division at the 2017 Ft. Madison Invitational. The 2017 version of the group featured soloists Kiran McGuire, Cristina Carthey, Grace Kelley and Evelyn Nygren. There were 36 members and their choreographers were high school show choir members Leah Johnson and Katie Ensminger.    video

Chain Reaction won the Middle School Division of the 2016 Ft. Madison Invitational, marking the fourth consecutive year they placed first there. The 2016 version of Chain Reaction was comprised of 43 members in 7th and 8th grade and rehearsed for 35 minutes three times a week. Choreographers were high school students Leah Johnson and Kailey Peterson.

Chain Reaction was named Grand Champion of the middle school division of the 2015 Fort Madison Invitational.  video

In 2014 Chain Reaction placed FIRST in the Middle School division at Fort Madison's Stars in the Spotlight Invitational.

The 2014 edition of Chain Reaction was comprised of 45 seventh and eighth graders In 2014 Chain Reaction placed FIRST in the Middle School division at Fort Madison's Stars in the Spotlight Invitationaland was directed by Marlene DePriest. Choreography was by high school students Leslie Taylor and Kailey Peterson. Songs performed were Home of the Brave, I Am My Own Invention, and a Tarzan Medley of Two Worlds/Strangers Like Me/Waiting For This Moment.

In 2013, Chain Reaction consisted of 51 seventh and eighth graders. Their show was choreographed by high school students - and former Chain Reaction members - Hailie Baccam and Leslie Taylor. The music was arranged by Jim DePriest.

In 2013 Chain Reaction received First Place honors in the Middle School Division at the Stars in the Spotlight Invitational at Ft. Madison High School. They performed at the conclusion of the Daytime Competition at the 19th Annual "Music InMotion" Invitational before a large crowd as well as the Variety Show in early January and the Sunday afternoon Dessert Theatre on April 14.

In 2012, Chain Reaction performed at the Variety Show in January and again before a packed house at the Mt. Pleasant Show Choir Invitational. In March  they performed at the Ft. Madison Invitational "Stars In The Spotlight", placing 3rd.