Auditions for KC SuperStar: High School Singing Competition
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The following is a partial news release from the Jewish Community Center, about the upcoming auditions for 2015 KC SuperStar competition:
If you are a high school student who loves to sing, YOU could be chosen as Kansas City’s next singing super star!
Auditions for 2015 KC SuperStar, a competition to select the best high school singer in the metro area, are set for Sunday, March 29, 1-4 p.m. and Wednesday, April 1, 4-9:30 p.m.
Auditions on both dates will take place at the Jewish Community Center, 5801 W. 115th St., in Overland Park. Singers only need to attend one audition.
KC SuperStar is produced by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City. Judges for the preliminary auditions are area industry professionals Krista Blackwood, Whitney Smith, Samantha Agron and Brad Cunningham.
Now in its sixth year, KC SuperStar is an ‘American Idol/The Voice’ style competition open to any high school student in the metro area.
KC SuperStar will award a $10,000 scholarship prize to the best high school singer in the Greater Kansas City area who is selected through auditions. Those auditioning should be prepared to sing one song of their choice, a Capella (without accompaniment).
Solo singers from all backgrounds, representing the full spectrum of musical genres, will compete for the grand prize in an exciting final event on Sunday, August 23, 2015.
It is free to audition for KC SuperStar but pre-registration is recommended. To register for an audition, visit kcsuperstar.com or facebook.com/KCSuperStar to complete and submit a registration form. KC SuperStar’s second place winner will receive $5,000, Third Place-$2,500; and Fourth Place-$1,000.
Up to 25 performers will be chosen to compete in the KC SuperStar semifinals on Monday, June 1, in the White Theater at the JCC.
The proceeds from the event underwrite more than $300,000 in scholarship and programs at the JCC. Based on financial need, these scholarships give children, families and individuals access to the JCC’s programs and activities, such as summer camps, the Child Development Center, special needs and the Heritage Center for older adults.