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Karaoke World Championships Announces Judges for National Championships
Karaoke World Championships USA announced today three of the judges for the national championships at Black Oak Casino on October 3, 4, and 5. There will be a maximum of 7 judges for the national competition.
Joe Brinkman has been a musician since the age of five, when he began playing the piano. He played the drums in junior high, marched for five years with the Roger Bacon HS band, and spent two years in the Xavier University pep band. Highlights include performing with the Cincinnati Pops and traveling to Moscow, Russia to perform at Red Square. Since then, Joe has been actively involved in a number of local original and cover bands. In addition to the piano and drums, he is also a skilled guitar and bass guitar player. Currently, he enjoys writing and producing music in his home studio as a hobby. Joe has been affiliated with Karaoke World Championships USA since 2007. He has participated as a judge at the local, state, regional and national levels.
Robin Brinkman is a music aficionado who enjoys a wide variety of genres and likes performing karaoke with friends. Prior to graduating from Colerain HS, she performed in multiple select and show choirs, competed in vocal competitions, and received vocal training. While obtaining her degree from the University of Cincinnati, she completed various music theory courses and performed with several community and church choirs. Robin enjoys working with local musicians in developing their sound and market audience. She has been affiliated with Karaoke World Championships USA since 2007 as a judge at the local, state, regional and national levels. Robin keenly identifies emerging contestants that have advanced and successfully performed at the national and world stage of the competition.
Gregg Moore marine and former touring solid gold dancer and choreographer. Gregg was 2010 KWCUSA Ohio State champion and competed on our 2011 Karaoke Battle USA television show from Chicago House of Blues on ABC. His rendition of "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" was a nationwide hit. Gregg has judged multiple local, state, and regional competitions since and has become important part of KWCUSA.
KWCUSA is the national karaoke competition for the USA as part of the Karaoke World Championships. The KWCUSA competition has been operated in the USA since 2007 and has sent one male and one female to the world competition each year Singers compete at the local level and then advance through state, regional, and finally the national competition at Black Oak Casino in Tuolumne, California. One male and one female rise to the top and are sent by KWCUSA to Finland with paid Hotel and Airfare along with $1,000.00 cash. But the real reward is the Karaoke World Championship experience. This competition is a world class event and friends share the event around the world for years to come.
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KWCUSA mission is to organize, facilitate, and manage a viable, impartial competition for the entire United States.
KWCUSA goal is to include as many possible singers from all states and territories of the U.S.A. and provide this opportunity to all amateur performers to represent our country at the Karaoke World Championships.
KWCUSA objective is to identify, prepare, promote true U.S.A. karaoke champions utilizing all of our organizations resources efficiently and effectively observing all guidelines established by the Karaoke World Championship Organization and to provide the due diligence required to facilitate our mission in its entirety.
KWCUSA is the only organization in the United States affiliated with the Karaoke World Championship organization. KWCUSA champions exclusively represent the United States in the only international karaoke competition.