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Julia's Joy 5th Voice Idol Competition
Talented Tweens and Teens to Sing and Compete for $500 Prizes
There will be a panel of eight judges with a variety of musical backgrounds, and the top scoring contestants will be announced at the end of the first show on February 5th. They will go on to compete with two songs in the Finale on February 26th. This year's contestants are in two age categories, 12-14 and 15-17
The shows will be held at the Community Music School in Trappe. The winner in each age category will receive $500.00, thanks to generous sponsors.
This competition is part of the Julia's Joy youth empowerment program to help tweens and teens build confidence, meet new friends and get comfortable becoming the best version of themselves.
The show is directed by Kathy Opperman, Founder of Pillars of Light and Love. Colin Mash (2020 Winner), Chelsea Stotter, Jo-Ann Bonanno, Olivia Duffy, Safiya Elbaga (former contestant), and 2022's winners-Julia Miralles and Melody McGinley-assisted with rehearsals this season Olivia is also a former contestant, and is Co-Directing this year's show with Kathy, as she has worked with the contestants with music selection and choreography, as well as administrative work.
Video interviews to be used at the first show were filmed by Chris Klepacki, now a college student, who has volunteered since he was a freshman in high school. Photo credits go to Rick Opperman, Kathy's husband, who also volunteers to photograph the contestants.
Pillars of Light and Love is a non-profit whose mission is life and stress management for ages 5 to adult. They recently opened the "So Much to Give Inclusive Cafe" just outside Skippack Village to offer employment, social events, dining and education to all, with a special focus on those with disabilities and their families.
Learn more at http://www.PillarsofLightandLove.org where you can buy tickets for the show, which is also a fundraiser for Pillars of Light and Love.
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