106 KHQ Holiday Choir Competition 2021 – Winners

106 KHQ’s 5th Annual Holiday Choir Competition!  

Proudly Presented by Bill Marsh Buick GMC


Congratulations to the Gaylord St Mary’s 7th & 8th Grade Girls for winning the K-8 Division with “Mary Did You Know?”


Congratulations to Traverse City Central High School Choral Aires on winning the High School Division with “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”




And great job to all our finalists! Here are the finalists in the K-8 Divison

K-8 Finalists

Roscommon Middle School 6th & 7th Grade – The First Noel

“The First Noel” Director: Tammy Chmielewski

Gaylord St Mary’s Girls 7th & 8th Grade – Mary Did You Know?

“Mary Did You Know?” Director: Justin Reed

Grand Traverse Academy Elementary Choir 4th & 5th – Somewhere in My Memory

“Somewhere in My Memory” Director: Stephanie Diephouse

Grand Traverse Academy Mustang Choir 6-8th Grade – Snowfall Lullaby

“Snowfall Lullaby” Director: Stephanie Diephouse

Traverse City East Middle School 7th Grade – White Christmas

“White Christmas” Director: Andrew Shafer

Benzie Central Middle School Choir – Fa La La

“Various themes of Fa La La” Director: Kirsten Cline


Here are the finalists in the 9-12 Grade Divison

9-12 Division

Elk Rapids Choral Ensemble – Sleigh Ride

“Sleigh Ride” Director: Rob Stow

Traverse City Central High School Choral-Aires – Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

“Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” Director: Tamara Williams

Petoskey High School Madrigals – A Joyous Carol of the Bells

“A Joyous Carol of the Bells” Director: Julie Saunders

Benzie Central High School Chamber Choir – Sleigh Bells

“Sleigh Bells” Director: Kirsten Cline