Jackie Evancho singing the National Anthem at the 2010 Pirates Home Opener against the Dodgers in front of over 39,000 people.She is 9 years old and already an accomplished opera singer. She has had 3 months of classical training at the time she did this. She was the youngest singer to ever do this for the Pirates on opening day. The second youngest was Christina Aguilera,also from Pittsburgh Pa., at the age of 11.
From her Wiki Page:
Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is a young soprano from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Evancho was born to Michael and Lisa Evancho and has an older brother, a younger brother, and a younger sister. She started singing when she was seven years old, after watching the movie Phantom of the Opera. Her mother heard Evancho singing songs from the movie and allowed her to enter a local talent contest just for fun. She finished as the runner-up and was voted the audience favorite. Eventually she participated in other talent contests and started a YouTube channel.
Evancho has performed onstage with producer David Foster, was an invited performer on the PBS Special "Celebrate America" with conductor/composer Tim Janis, sang the National Anthem at an event honoring aviation pioneer General Chuck Yeager, and has performed many times at the invitation of Pennsylvania Senator Jane Orie. Jackie also performs at numerous events and charity functions in and around her hometown.
Jackie Evancho sings in the "classical crossover" style of singers such as Hayley Westenra and Sarah Brightman. She studies singing with a voice coach,and also plays the violin and piano. She has released an independently-produced cover album with classic and newer songs.
On December 2, 2010, she is scheduled to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City and will be the youngest female vocal soloist ever to have performed there.
On Aug 10, 2010 she performed on America's Got Talent. She won a trip to Universal Studios Florida for being the favorite from YouTube
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