Some Things To Know
If you are wondering (YES) Perform It Forward is the new name for National Singing Star-so if you have competed in our past competitions we look forward to seeing you again!
What are we "judging" looking for? : Perfect Notes-Personality-Stage Presence-Difficulty of Song -Over all performance-reaction from the crowd and If you cared to
Perform It Forward for the charity.
We need a VOTING crowd to help raise money for Rainbow and to give all
contestants the excitement of a cheering crowd!!
All these elements of the competition work together.
Votes? Yes $1 per vote adds to your score and raises money for Rainbow..It's a Win Win
2 ways to Win Judges Choice and Voters Choice
(If you raise the most money you can win that category and prizes
AND yes if judges choose YOU as well you can win in both categories)
BUT the Voters Choice Winner
Also has to be able to meet the criteria of the competition.
Have Personality & Stage Presence
and Pick Great Song Choices!
Do I need to be at all competition levels? YES
YOU hopefully move forward each week to the Finals
Can I sing with a guitar or other instrument?
Yes guitar, no other instrument will be present
We recommend singing to a track for the excitement of the song.
What if I do not have a crowd to bring?
YOU can fundraise throughout the competition
You will receive a donation sheet and you can collect money
from friends and family and fans even if they cannot attend your performance and all proceeds collected benefit the
Music Program at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
ANY AND ALL QUESTIONS ALWAYS FEEL FREE TO EMAIL
CALL US 216-470-3062
Singers are encouraged to sing to a music track easily found by searching the karaoke version on iTunes. You need to e-mail your mp3 ahead of time with registering . A sound system will be provided for easy hook up. If you need help with creating an mp3 just send the link -we will make one for you!
We do not recommend singing A cappella because the excitement of the song is not the same and we also need to know you can sing with musical accompaniment. Please note that no piano or accompianist will be provided but you can sing along to a guitar accompaniment if you'd like. (FYI we prefer the full sound of the track) NO A CAPPELLA ALLOWED IN SEMI-FINALS AND FINALS.
Two Ways To Win Judges Choice (judges pick solely on your Performance)
VOTERS CHOICE WINNER-JUDGES AND VOTING $$ COLLECTED
Determines the Win in This Category
Note: Depending on the size of the competition we may have age category winners as well
VOTING IS ALLOWED ON LINE...HAVE YOUR FRIENDS FAMILY VOTE
$1 TO RAINBOW 1 POINT TOWARD YOUR SCORE
AND SO ON!
RAINBOW DONATION RECEIPTS UPON REQUEST
At each competiton, contestants are encouraged to pack the house
with friends & family who can support their win by cheering & VOTING!
FOR YOUR FAMILY/FRIENDS TO KNOW
We ask that everyone give big respect to the performers..
so keep it quiet during the performances.