Local singing contest heads to semifinals
The Greenville Symphony Orchestra has announced the semifinalists in the initial GSO Rising Stars competition for amateur singers.
The semifinals will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Passavant Center on the campus of Thiel College. Admission is $5.
The semifinalists are:
Age 10-15: Brittany Best of Poland; Miranda Bubenheim, Erin Hoffacker, Samantha Keys, Marie Lineman, Kate McCann and Nikki Perry, all of Greenville, Pa.; Michele DeGeralomo and Marissa Works, both of Hermitage, Pa.; Emma Gerasmik of Clark, Pa.; Rachel Stanko of Transfer, Pa.; and Kyle Whelan of Sharpsville, Pa.
Age 16-25: Maggie Babinka of Greenville; Kayla Bickerton, Dale Miller and Stephanie Witzorreck, all of Jamestown, Pa.; Katlin George of Export, Pa.; Jada Hinman, Rachel Lambert and Sydney Stone, all of Hermitage; Levon Hudson of New Castle, Pa.; Matt Neihaus of Sharon, Pa.; Kenzie Palmer of West Middlesex, Pa.; and Jackie Popovec of Canfield.
Age 26 and over: Alan Anderson and John Kosmowski, both of Mercer, Pa.; Monique Borders of Sharon; Kathy Emigh of Carlton, Pa.; Pat Fry of Jamestown; Ruth Fry Guerrini, Stephanie Hills and April Mowry, all of Greenville; Paul McConnell of Hubbard; Rachel Mellor of Grove City, Pa.; Rick Mollick of Ashtabula; and Dana Stewart of Fowler.