And then there were eight…! The second season of “The O” — which offers young musicians a platform to showcase their vocal skills — is in full swing, and the competition is down to the Elite Eight.
What’s on the line? A record deal.
You’ll learn more about each finalist below before the final competition on April 29 at D.C. Lottery Live.
Walt Whitman High School’s Davis Gestiehr wants his music to help people who are going through a hard time. He started writing music after losing a loved one to cancer.
Abby Tawiah, representing Baltimore School for the Arts, is passionate about her Ghanaian roots and would love to make her parents proud.
Jeneesah, a student at Duke Ellington School of the Arts, isn’t focused on money but rather doing what she loves.
Angel, from Potomac Senior High School, knew music was her passion since she heard Adele sing at the age of eight.
Finalist: Tyler Chaffins
Tyler, representing St. Charles High School, can rap and sing, but won’t limit himself to one or the other.
Finalist: Jeyhan Turker
Jeyhan, a Riverside High School student, says music is a “safe house” for him that makes him feel at home.
Finalist: Jayna Brown
Jayna, representing Duke Ellington School of the Arts, would perform in front of her stuffed animals as a kid. Now, she hopes to turn those early dreams into reality.
Finalist: Madison Park
Madison is from Atholton High School. She speaks about how she discovered music, her life-changing trip to Guatemala and more.
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