A raucous audience watched 20 contestants get whittled down to ten semi-finals Thursday night in the first round of the 2016 Terrace Idol singing competition at the Mountlake Terrace High School Theater.
The ten singers moving on to round two on Thursday, Feb. 18 are Maddy Caiola, Kyle Henderson, Rackeb Kelemu, Praditha Halstad, Lillana Reid and Kyle Llarenas from Mountlake Terrace High School; Ben Youn and Alyssa Tran from Lynnwood High School; and Radney Ocfemia and Roseanne Gamboa from Edmonds-Woodway High School.
Judges Kevin Douglass, Med Stecker-Thorsen and Susan Dolacky critiqued each contestant following their performance before cutting the field in half for next Thursday’s semi-finals.
Terrace Idol is an annual competition featuring high school singers from throughout the Edmond School District. The 2016 Terrace Idol finals will be held on Friday, Feb. 26. Both the Feb. 18 semi-finals and the Feb. 26 finals begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 with tickets available at the door.