NJ IDOL – Vocal Competition 2013
FINALISTS CHOSEN – Tickets on Sale Now for Final Night
Photos of finalists available upon request
February 22, 2013 (Watchung, NJ) – The Watchung Arts Center announces the Finalists of the 2013 Vocal Competition – NJ IDOL for New Jersey residents ages 15 – 29 years of age.
The Watchung Arts Center has concluded the judging of the NJ IDOL Semi-Finalists. The task of choosing the finalists was the job of four incredibly talented judges including recording artist Lisa Coppola, Entertainment Attorney Lou Takacs, Esq., and Songwriter/Producer/Manager Mark D. Conklin.
Both the Watchung Arts Center and the judges would like to congratulate ALL the gifted vocalists who participated in the 2013 NJ IDOL. The competition was extraordinary but only ten singers will move forward.
The top ten finalists will perform on Saturday, March 3 at 8:00 p.m. Come on out and support your favorite performer and participate in the audience judging. Tickets can be purchased at http://2013njidolsfinals.
The Contest began with auditions and was narrowed to 20 vocalists who moved on to the Semi-Finals on Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23. Contestants traveled from Blairstown, Clark, East Hanover, Freehold, Gillette, Hamilton, Madison, New Providence, North Brunswick, Princeton, Rahway, Ramsey, Summit, Tinton Falls, Union Beach, Warren, Watchung, West Orange, and Wyckoff. The Final ten were chosen following the completion of the Semi-Finals and include the following young talents:
Danielle Bellomo, East Hanover
Frederick “Freddie” Bourne, Union Beach
Joseph Gatti, Princeton
Caroline Hoynowski, Clark
Erica Kottler, Warren
Carl Martin, North Brunswick
Allison McKenzie, Freehold
Elaine Kandace Moore, West Orange
Kristin Morosoff, Tinton Falls
Alice Tuberty-Vaughan, Gillette
Prizes will include:
1st Prize: $500 cash prize provided by the Watchung Arts Center.
2nd Prize: A vocal and piano recording mixed and mastered by producer, Seth Alexander of S.R.A. Studios. Musical accompaniment: John Korba (Associate Conductor of RENT on Broadway, Pianist & Musical Director for Phoebe Snow, Keyboardist: Hall and Oats, etc.)
3rd Prize: Formal publicity portrait with photography done by Nancy Ori in Berkeley Heights.
This event is not associated or affiliated with American Idol, its sponsors, producers or participants.
The Watchung Arts Center, a multi-disciplinary arts facility serving Watchung and the surrounding communities and the Tri-State Area. For more information visit our website at www.watchungarts.org or to place a reservation call 908-753-0190 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Watchung Arts Center is located at 18 Stirling Road, Watchung, NJ 07069.
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Road, Watchung, NJ 07069