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ArtsWave CincySings leverages the power of the arts to create community. The sing-offs that lead up to the competition have become a staple at some of the region’s largest businesses, including P&G and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Building on Cincinnati's rich choral history, ArtsWave CincySings raises support for the arts in our community and builds connections among coworkers.

ArtsWave CincySings is recognized as a national model for employee engagement by Americans For The Arts.

2018 Competition

2018 marked the 5th Anniversary of the show, and it was bigger and better than ever! Local 12 anchor Bob Herzog hosted, and judges Kathy Wade, Emmy-nominated producer and singer, and Bronson Arroyo, Cincinnati Reds great, Jay Goodlett, former Cincinnati Ballet Senior Soloist and current Artistic Director of Education and Outreach at The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati and D. Lynn Meyers, Producing Artistic Director of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati decided the big winners!

More than 1,000 people were in attendance at Music Hall, with over 2,500 people watching the event on via our new live streaming broadcast and our live Fan Favorite Vote raised a record $21,000 for the campaign, more than doubling our previous total!


Grand Champion: Western & Southern (Harmony of Hearts)
1st Runner-Up: Cincinnati Bell (Cincy Bell Tones)
2nd Runner-Up: Duke Energy (The Power Chords) Fan Favorite: The Christ Hospital (98.6 Degrees)

We can't wait to see everyone back out next year for the 6th installment of Cincy's Hottest Sing-Off!

Check out the Highlight Reel below and get involved!

We are recruiting for the 2019 ArtsWave CincySings competition. Please contact Ryan Strand (info below) for information regarding how to start a team at your workplace.


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Ryan Strand

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