Calling all singers, choirs, bands, and musicians in the parishes of the Diocese of Evansville!

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My Parish Has Talent is an opportunity to showcase the talent within the parishes of our diocese. Three acts will be chosen to perform during our annual gala on April 6th, 2019. The audience will then vote on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place with a cash prize awarded! This event was formerly known as MEO Tri-State Idol and we welcome soloists, choirs, and instrumental groups from any parish or parish school in the Diocese of Evansville.

I’m interested (or I know someone’s who’s interested)!

Here’s what you need to know before you audition...

  • The chosen acts MUST be in attendance at the gala on April 6th. Logistics will be worked out according to the group’s needs.

  • A sound system will be provided.

  • Musical acts must provide their own instruments and/or accompanying music.

  • All groups chosen to perform during the gala must attend an in-person rehearsal before the event.  Date TBD.

  • Contest is open to 8th grade-12th grade students, college students, and adults. Students under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For students under 16, audition videos must be sent via a parent or guardian’s email address.

  • We welcome church choirs, soloists, bands, and musicians to audition.

  • $500 to 1st place, and $250 to 2nd and 3rd place!

How do I submit my audition?

  • Completely answer each question below in the body of an email and attach a video recording of their act to

    • Names of each performer and school grade, if applicable

    • The parish/school attending

    • Name of the piece being performed

  • Recording format must be in either MP4, ALV, FLV, or MOV format. We do not accept WMV formatted recordings.

  • Recordings can be from a smartphone, or other recording devices as long as the group feels it captures their performance in the most positive light.

  • Recording files must be labeled with the performers name and their parish/school.

  • We welcome both religious and secular music.  Performances will be live in front of our gala audience who will then vote for the winners.

  • Performers are encouraged to pick appropriate “crowd pleasing” pieces that will appeal to an adult audience.

Auditions must be submitted by March 4th!