Celebrity Vocal Competition


THREE WAYS TO REGISTER - Registration opens April 22nd
1)  ONLINE:  Click here to register and pay online.
Choose Celebrity 2013 from the Year/Semester drop-down menu.
2)  PHONE:  Call (801) 225-ARTS between 10am-6pm weekdays and Saturdays from 12Noon-6pm. There is an additional $3.00 fee on phone orders.
3)  IN PERSON:  Stop by the main office at SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 South State, Orem, open 10am-6pm weekdays.  


Join us for the 8th Annual Celebrity at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre, a talent search any serious vocalist age 12 and older won’t want to miss!  With live vocal and instrumental backup from our awesome band, Mitch Lee & The Galaxy Band, singers choose from songs in the band’s repertoire and can also make their own song request.  Vocalists will compete before judges looking for Utah’s hottest talent, and the winner will have multiple opportunities to perform throughout the year, including live and televised appearances. 

Summer 2013 preliminary competition nights are Wednesdays June 12, June 19, July 10, July 17 and August 7.  Each competition begins @ 8:00 pm.  There is a limit of 15 singers/preliminary night and four winners will be chosen each preliminary night.  Those sixteen will move on to compete in the semi-finals on Wednesday, August 14.  The Top Six will open for 80's pop superstar RICHARD MARX at the Shell August 29 - and our 2013 Celebrity will be chosen by a panel of judges that night!  There is a $35 registration fee to compete.  All participants receive a T-shirt and written feedback from the judges.  Remember, you must be 12 or older to compete. 

YOUTH & ADULT DIVISIONS!  We are having separate youth and adult divisions.  Each preliminary night will take up to seven competitors ages 12-17 and and up to eight adult competitors 18 and
older.  Each preliminary night, the judges will select two youth winners and two adult winners to move on to semi-finals.  At semi-finals, the judges will select three youth competitors and three adult competitors to move on to the final round.  At the finals, the judges will choose a youth Celebrity winner and an adult Celebrity winner. 

THEME NIGHTS!  Each preliminary night will have a theme.  Here they are!  June 12 is Open Genre; June 19 is Pop/Rock & Country; July 10 is Open Genre; July 17 is Broadway/Jazz; and August 7 is Open Genre.  When you register, please make sure your song choice matches the night's theme.   

Registration will begin on Monday, April 22nd.  To register, submit three song choices from the band's song list and one of your own song requests.  That's four total song choices, and please list them in your order of preference.  Song requests must be received at least one week prior to the night you sign up to compete. The band will communicate with you on which of your choices is available.  Songs must be appropriate for a family audience. Once your song is confirmed, it cannot be changed! 
Call (801) 225-ARTS to reserve your spot or REGISTER ONLINE   

Not a singer? Come cheer on the performers as they rock the mic to some of your favorite tunes.  Admisson is $4 Adults, $3 Child (age 3-11), Students (w/ID) and Seniors (65+). Following Celebrity, stay free and watch an Outdoor Movie @ Dusk on a big screen with big sound.


Luke Ahlemann (Youth Winner) and Rachel Ker (Adult Winner)