Grand Prize Winner Announced
Chiara Miller is the Tulsa Sings! Grand Prize Winner for 2020. Miller, a student at Northeastern State University, was named the winner of the vocal competition in the live streamed concert, which was postponed from April 2020 due to the pandemic. Miller stepped out of her comfort zone to perform singing the character piece, “I Cain’t Say No.” As the grand prize winner, Miller will be featured in a Signature Symphony concert for the 2020-2021 season.
The other Tulsa Sings! 2020 finalists included Blakely Family Trio – Doug and Blakely and Charlotte Couch, Reese Buchert, Doug Demaree, Mike Pryor, James Ross, and Emily Thresher. In addition to Miller being named the grand prize winner, the audience got to select an Audience Favorite. James Ross, Tulsa doctor with classical training in violin and vocal performance wowed the virtual audience with his own arrangement of “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning” while playing the guitar.