One sweet pick out of 16.
Natalie Wilson took first place in the City of Sequim’s fourth annual Karaoke Idol competition on July 28, part of the 2015 Music in the Park program.
Sixteen musical acts competed for the title, with Wilson winning first place for her versions of “Don’t Stop Believing” and “Don’t You Want Somebody to Love?”
Kaylee Ditlefsen won second place and Lisa Wentworth took third place in the competition. An honorable mention went to the duet of Katy Bowman and Michael Curran.
Hosts for the evening were Pepper Fisher and Sue Hagener. Judges were Sequim Mayor Candace Pratt, city councilor Ken Hays and city representatives Karen Kuznek-Reese and Barbara Hanna.
The Music in the Park program continues Tuesdays throughout August at 6 p.m. at the James Center for the Performing Arts, located at the Water Reuse Demonstration Site just north of Carrie Blake Park at 563 N. Rhodefer Road.
Remaining events include:
• Aug. 11 – Ranger and the Re-arrangers, Gypsy Jazz
• Aug. 18 – Joy in Mudville, Bluegrass, Folk, Rock, Blues
• Aug. 25 – Navy Band of the Northwest
Sponsors of the 2015 Music in the Park series include: Presenting Sponsor Kitsap Bank, M&M Sponsors BrokersGroup Real Estate Professionals, Jarmuth Electric and Gray & Osborne; Friends of M&M are Councilor Laura Dubois, Sophie’s Florist and Paul Wentink.
The Music in the Park program is funded by local businesses and citizens.
The City of Sequim still is accepting donations and sponsorships for the 2015 Music in the Park program.
For more information or to become a sponsor, call City Clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese at 681-3428 or e-mail email@example.com.