American Traditions Vocal Competition Reveals 2019 Finalists
On Thursday evening at Skidaway Island United Methodist Church (SIUMC), the American Traditions Vocal Competition (ATC) announced the top five artists selected by judges to advance to the exciting final round of the competition tomorrow night.
The semifinalists each performed three songs out of their nine required different music styles - such as Opera, Musical Theatre, Hollywood, Jazz, Folk, Country, Pop/Rock Singer-Songwriters (1980-today), Art Song, Gospel, Songs of Johnny Mercer, Blues, Religious Music, Popular Music of 1950-1980, Great American Songbook, and Cabaret - dazzling the audience and judges with their vocal talent. The top five contestants who will perform in the final round are (in alphabetical order):
"These contestants have brought their amazing voices and performances to the ATC stage this year for our 26th anniversary," said ATC Board President Allen Henderson. "I'm sure they'll bring even more to the finals. We look forward to hearing these talented singers continue to demonstrate their abilities both here on our stage, and for the rest of their musical careers as well!"
The finals will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 at the Trustees Theatre, 216 E. Broughton St. in downtown Savannah. General seating tickets to the finals cost $40 each while premium seating tickets are available for $55 each and can be purchased by visiting www.americantraditionscompetition.com/tix.
To learn more about the ATC - a nonprofit arts organization seeking to celebrate and preserve all styles of classic American music through a unique vocal competition for highly skilled and diverse singeing performers - please visit www.americantraditionscompetition.com.