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Be the next NOVA Idol!

NOVA Idol is a yearly singing competition for NOVA and high school students. We welcome students from all NOVA campuses and local high schools to participate. Those who compete will have the opportunity to practice their performance skills, get objective and supportive feedback from professional educators and musicians, and share their talents with classmates and neighbors.


College winners:

1st place: Carolina Fuenzalida

2nd place: Bree Verrill

3rd place: Matt Cook

High School Winner: Liesl Michelle Mattar


  • Bree Verrill
  • Nasim Siddeeq
  • Jackie Batchelor
  • Carolina Fuenzalida
  • Matt Cook
  • Traval Mensah
  • Selina Johnson
  • Ivan Stoykov
  • Jonathan Freitas
  • Rachel Palza
  • Saloni Rao  (High School)
  • Liesl Mattar (High School)

NOVA Idol Preshow Audition

Do you have a different (non-singing) kind of talent that you'd like to show off? Submit your audition for the NOVA Idol Preshow!

Semi-Final Competition

Friday, December 11, 2015, 5:00 p.m.
Annandale Campus, Mini Ernst Center

Final Competition
Thursday, April 7, 2016
6:00 p.m. Preshow
7:00 p.m. Contest
Alexandria Campus, Schlesinger Auditorium

About NOVA Idol

The NOVA Idol Singing Competition has come a long way in 13 years! NOVA Idol keeps getting bigger and better.


Contestants must be NOVA Students or area high school students. College Contestants must be enrolled in one or more Spring 2016 semester class(es) at any NOVA campus.