Singing a “Quando me’n vo‘ “, also known as “Musetta’s Waltz”, from act two of Puccini’s opera La bohème, soprano Kelly Miller walked away with $1,010 on March 23, 2019, for winning the Roxbury Arts Alliance’s The Star Next Door – Take 2 vocal competition, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Investors Bank Theater.
The second place award, and $710, went to Lizzie Engelberth. She performed “Much More,” a song from the Off-Broadway play The Fantasticks.
Annie Masciandaro, was awarded third place and received $410 for her rendition of “Mercedes Benz” an a cappella song made famous by Janis Joplin. Annie also won the “Facebook Likes” portion of our contest.
A panel of judges from the music industry selected the winners.