Boilermaker Hosting 2019 National Anthem Competition at MVCC Saturday

(May. 15, 2019)

The Boilermaker Road Race will conduct its annual audition to select performers to sing a cappella versions of the National Anthem at various 2019 Boilermaker events. The competition will take place from 10 AM to 11:30 AM at MVCC on Saturday, May 18th in the Alumni College Center, room 116.

A panel of local music professionals will be on hand to judge the competition. Winning contestants will be assigned an event and will receive Boilermaker clothing to wear during their performances. Auditions will be held for the following Boilermaker events: Bank of America Youth Olympics, The Fountainhead Group Volunteer Party, F.X. Caprara Ram of Watertown 5K start and the Saranac Post-Race Party.

"The singing talent in the Mohawk Valley is abundant," said Jackie Carbone, Boilermaker National Anthem Competition Coordinator. "It's always a pleasure to showcase what they have to offer on Boilermaker weekend."

To schedule a performance time in this year's competition, e-mail jcarbone142@gmail.com. Walk-ups will also be accepted. Participants must sing a traditional version of the National Anthem and complete it within one minute and thirty-five seconds.

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The 42nd running of the Boilermaker Road Race will take place on Sunday, July 14th, 2019.

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