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Schaumburg Idol 2015 Contestants

Twelve contestants are vying for the honor of becoming the next Schaumburg Idol. Read more about the contestants below.

James Agena

James is in 8th grade and enjoys the competition aspect of Schaumburg Idol. He's excited to showcase his talents. James enjoys listening to today's pop hits and playing piano. When he's not listening or playing music, he enjoys playing on the computer. James plans to help people through music. He wants the public to encourage him to join more competitions by voting for him.


 
   
 

Grace Corwine

Grace is in 7th grade and has a real passion for singing. She listens to a variety of music ranging from the 80s to today's hits. Grace enjoys creative writing including songs, poetry and short stories. She aspires to be a performer, whether it be an actress, singer or on Broadway.

 

Siddhi Jain 

Siddhi is in 8th grade and strives to become a professional singer. She believes that Schaumburg Idols is the first step towards her goal in becoming a famous playback singer. Siddhi enjoys listening to classical Hindustani and Bollywood music. She hopes that the public will recognize her talent and see that she becomes better each round because of her training at a singing academy.

 

Kaitlyn Julian 

Kaitlyn is in 8th grade and wants the public to know that singing means everything to her. She likes a variety of music including country, rock and today's pop hits. Along with singing, Kaitlyn enjoys writing music. Her goal is to become a musician. Kaitlyn wants the public to know that she's excited for Schaumburg Idol and is looking forward to having fun.

 

Abigail Lucero 

Abigail is in 8th grade and is excited for Schaumburg Idol. She enjoys listening to contemporary Christian music. When she's not singing, she involves herself in math, her favorite school subject. Abigail enjoys solving Rubik's cubes and speed stacking. She believes that being on Schaumburg Idol will help her obtain her goal of touching people's hearts through music.

 

Jamie McCalister

Jamie is a freshman in high school and singing makes her happy. She enjoys listening to indie, classical and age-old music. She's involved in theater and has been performing in plays and musicals for six years. Her goals are to make it onto Broadway and involve herself in the music industry. Jamie is determined to show the public that she's passionate and how she expresses herself through music. 

 

Angelica Presta 

Angelica is a sophomore in high school and wants to share her passion for singing with those around her. Her go-to style of music is opera and classical but she also enjoys today's pop hits. She aspires to pursue a career in music and is using Schaumburg Idol to help her feel comfortable performing in public.

 

Megha Ramanathan 

Megha is a freshman in high school and wants the public to know that she has a lot to offer when it comes to her love for music. She's currently learning classical Indian music but wants to use Schaumburg Idol to explore other styles.

 

Ria Ravi

Ria is a freshman in high school and has a real passion for singing. She loves listening to today's pop hits. Ria's goals are to participate in musical clubs in college and someday be the lead in a school play. She wants the public to see her showcase her passion.

 

Sandhya Salkumar

Sandhya is a freshman in high school and wants to show the public that her voice is different from the previous contestants. She enjoys listening to alternative music. When she's not singing in her high school choir, she enjoys debate and competing in track. Her future goals include going to college to study business along with music or music education. Sandhya wanted to be on Schaumburg Idol to improve her singing but also to overcome any stage fright she may have. She hopes the public will notice her and see that she has something new to offer this year.

 

Rebecca Schumaker

Rebecca is a sophomore in high school who wants to show the world what she's got with her voice! Her style of choice is today's pop hits. Outside of singing, she loves to play tennis and help in her community. In the future, Rebecca would like to continue pursuing a singing career and help her community. She wants the public to know she's hard working and won't give up on her dreams.

 

Keegan Willis

Keegan is in 8th grade and has a strong passion for singing. He loves to listen to all styles of music except country. He's performed in school plays and talent shows. His goal is to become a professional singer. Keegan wants the public to know that he took this opportunity to be on Schaumburg Idol because he loves to sing and wants to share his talent.

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