The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra, proudly presents the 14th annual HOOSIER STAR competition on Saturday, September 7, 2019; 7:00 PM, at the Civic Auditorium in La Porte. Ten finalists will be competing for the title of HOOSIER STAR after winning a preliminary round this past March. HOOSIER STAR is divided into two categories: YOUTH - 17 and under and ADULT - 18 and older.
The finalists are:
Jamileh Cornejo - La Porte, IN
Joseph Giuliani - La Porte, IN
Rebecca Lane - Portage, IN
Ella Moon - Crown Point, IN
Raul Palma - La Porte, IN
Laura Carns - Hebron, IN
Billy Cox - Hobart, IN
Clara Hooton - New Carlisle, IN
Tim Hester - Wheatfield, IN
Joseph Stewart - Michigan City, IN
These 10 finalists will compete, in their division, for the title of 2019 Hoosier Star. The Adult winner receives $1,000. The Youth winner receives $500. Each finalist will sing a song of their choice with the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Alastair Willis. “I am thrilled to be back collaborating with the LCSO and fantastic state-wide talent for this year’s Hoosier Star!”, stated Maestro Willis.
The 2019 Hoosier Star competition is made possible with generous support from Horizon Bank, NIPSCO, La Porte Hospital and V. Michael and Cherri Drayton.
Tickets available online at www.HOOSIERSTAR.com or at one of our ticket outlets:
Roxy Music Shop, 1012 Lincolnway, La Porte
La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1010 Ridge Street, La Porte
La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau/Marquette Mall, 4072 S. Franklin St., Michigan City
Tickets: General Admission ($15) and Children 12 and Under ($5).
Indiana Deli, Ivy Tech, Little’s Chocolates and a cash bar will be available. Doors open at 6:00 PM and the concert begins at 7:00 PM.