Glee Star Jenna Ushkowitz Launches Your Voice Competition 2016 With New Single
Glee star Jenna Ushkowitz announced today she will be working with composers, Daniel and Laura Curtis to release the official single for the 2016 Your Voice Competition. The song, "Standing On My Own", is available for pre-order from today ahead of the release on June 28th.
Speaking about the Your Voice Competition, Daniel Curtis said: "The competition is an international search for the Musical Theatre talent of tomorrow. It is open to any nationality, age and group size and all the proceeds from the entry fees will be donated to the Kindred: The Foundation for Adoption, which was co-founded by Jenna. It has been such a pleasure to work with Jenna on this project, it was wonderful to work with somebody with such a fantastic voice and such a big heart."
Laura Curtis explains more; "Entry packs are available at www.yourvoicecompetition.com. In the pack there are a number of our songs to choose from in different keys with sheet music and backing tracks. Simply choose which one you'd like to cover then follow the instructions on the website to send us your entry".
The entries will be judged by a panel of Broadway and West End performers. The winner will receive theatre tickets, an overnight stay in New York, and a recording session.
The previous Your Voice Competition was fronted by Ramin Karimloo and raised funds for BBC Children in Need. The winner, Kasia Howley went on to perform at West End Live in Trafalgar Square and featured on Daniel and Laura Curtis' last album, Love on 42nd Street.
The Your Voice Competition is sponsored by Première Classe Productions.
"Standing On My Own" is available for pre-order now on iTunes and will be available from June 28th on Amazon Mp3 and iTunes.
Watch the video for "Standing On My Own" below