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Eighth Annual NOVA Idol Finale Set for March 25

March 11, 2011

What
On Friday, March 25 at 7 p.m., nine of NOVA’s top singing sensations will battle for the title of this year’s NOVA Idol. In addition, four students from area high schools will compete in a separate competition that evening to win the high school division.

In its eighth year, NOVA Idol continues to be a popular college-wide event with more than 250 students from NOVA’s six campuses making up the competition pool. Every year, the votes of both audiences and judges determine the first, second and third place winners. The grand prize winner will receive $4,000 and eight hours of studio time plus a sound engineer, courtesy of Cue Studio’s Center for Audio Engineering, to be used to create a demo album. Second and third places will receive awards of $2,500 and $1,000, respectively.

Tony Perkins will make a repeat guest appearance as a celebrity judge. Perkins is the Fox 5 Morning News weather personality for WTTG in Washington, D.C. 

When
Friday, March 25 at 7 p.m.

Where
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311

Directions: http://www.nvcc.edu/about-nova/maps-directions/alexandria/index.html

Cost
Free to all NOVA students, faculty and staff; $10 general admission for the public.

Contact
Brenda Lewis-Holmes, 703-845-6162, blewisholme@nvcc.edu.

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 70,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.