Show choirs to battle for boxing belt
in Naperville

By Marie Wilson


A stage designed to look like a boxing ring and to feel like a major rock concert will be the highlight of the setup for the Clash of the Sequins, which pits show choir against show choir in an all-day fest at Naperville North High School.

The third annual event on Saturday, Feb. 17, is expected to draw between 4,500 and 6,000 people and raise between $20,000 and $70,000 for performing arts as it gives show choirs from four states the chance to shine.

Solo performances and educational clinics will take place throughout the day and throughout the school at 899 Mill St., but the spotlight will shine in the field house, where seating for 5,500 will be available for each main stage show.

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