Finalists to compete in Auburn On Stage!
July 28, 2008 · Updated 4:04 PM
Ten finalists, including three past winners, will vie in the
finals of the fourth annual
Auburn On Stage! singing competition Friday.
The event, put on by the Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department and formerly known as Auburn Idol, will crown a champion in the adult category (16 and older) and junior division (8-15). The finals will begin at 7 p.m.
at Auburn’s Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth Street SE.
Auditions, which were held at Auburn Avenue Theater on July 19-20, drew nearly 50 contestants.
The adult champion will receive a $500 prize. The two adult runner-ups will each receive a $50 prize. The junior champion will receive a $100 prize. Prize money is available compliments of MultiCare – Auburn Clinic.
A screening of 2007’s Hairspray (PG) – part of the Summer Sounds & Comcast Cinema Series – will appear following the finals.
Adult division: Chris Hentel; Lisa Hanson; Bailey Goranson; Tom Pitts; Rachel LaBranche (2007 winner); Dayla Walker (2005 winner)
Junior division: Cami Werden; Tyler Bunday; Travis Anderson; Jade Swepston (2007 finalist)