The statewide search begins for the next CT ICON. The following is a press release from Connecticut ICON.
Do you or someone you know sing and have what it takes? Come on out on Saturday, September 21, and let the judges decide.
Twelve finalists will be selected on audition day between the hours of 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Derynoski School in Southington. This is the fifth year of this singing competition, and the talent that’s discovered each year mesmerizes the crowds. This competition is open to CT residents ages 9 and up.
The Connecticut Icon performances for 2013 will be held during Southington's 45th Annual Apple Harvest Festival. Finalists will then go on to compete on multiple days during the Festival. Based on audience voting and the judges input, contestants are eliminated until the winner is declared on the last day of the Festival. The Connecticut Icon winner will receive $1,000 cash. The opportunity to professionally record at Onyx Soundlab Recording Studio, in Manchester, CT, with the possibility that the recordings will be submitted to several record companies. Winners will also receive the chance to sing at various venues or restaurants.
Audition Day will be held on Saturday, September 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Derynoski School located at 240 Main St., Southington, CT. All auditions will be in A cappella. To reserve your spot and audition earlier, pre-register online at www.connecticuticon.com If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Ericksen-Salmon at 860-276-1966, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.