First Night Jazz Club presented by BNY Mellon
(Trust Arts Education Center | Peirce Studio, Lower Level)
The 2018-2019 Williams SING-OFF Competition finalists include:
Ashley Yankello (Mountour, David E. Williams School, 6th grade)
Brecken Farrell (Knock High School, 11th grade)
Daisy Tappe (Brashear High School, 11th grade)
Selena Williams (Pittsburgh CAPA School, 12th grade)
Every year, the Williams SING-OFF Competition awards the local student (grades: 6-12) singer with the voice of the year, with an opportunity to perform live in the Cultural District at Highmark First Night Pittsburgh on New Year's Eve, a $500 cash prize, and $1,000 donation to the student's school music department. Along the way, finalists' audition videos are judged by a special guest celebrity judge. The 2018-2019 Competition judge was Pittsburgh native Peter Matthew Smith, who's currently starring as King George in the national tour of Hamilton.