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Neshaminy Choir Wins First Place in B101 Competition

The Neshaminy High School Select Choir won the grand prize for its rendition of "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas."

Neshaminy's Select Choir won First Place in B101’s Christmas Choir Competition, the radio station announced this morning. The choir won a piano from Cunningham Piano Company, will get to perform live with Peter Nero & the Philly Pops at the Holiday Pops and gets their song played on B101 through the holidays.

Neshaminy won for its version of "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas." Upper Merion High School got second place, winning $2,000, for its rendition of "Slow Dancing in the Snow. Council Rock North's Master Singers earned third place and won $1,000.

Click here to listen to all three winning songs.

For the past four years, Philadelphia-based B101 has sponsored the Christmas Choir Competition, which involves an initial audition and then a showcase of local choirs. The audio rendition of the song is played on the radio and listeners are asked to vote online for their favorite.

Tara December 14, 2012 at 05:01 PM
Woohoo...way to go Neshaminy.....
Tom Sofield December 14, 2012 at 05:19 PM
Congrats!
Jim Robson December 14, 2012 at 05:42 PM
Way to go Neshaminy Congrats.
former teacher December 18, 2012 at 08:27 PM
What a wonderful accomplishment and memories for these kids and Ms Cloak and Mr. Leigh! The fine arts program in NSD has always been wonderful and the tradition continues.

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