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Congratulations All 2016 Contestants

The Results are in from the Audience Vote

Hoosier Star Adult Division Winner is

James Neary

2nd Place

Aaron Garrett


Hoosier Star Youth Division Winner is

Maddi Reese Ames

2nd Place

Shania Povlock & Geovanny Tapia

Rising Star Award

Peter Fulton



2016 Finalists

Congratulations to all!

Youth Finalists

Maddi Reese Ames – Portage, IN
Laurel Blankenship – LaPorte, IN
Brielle Cowger & Peter Fulton – Noblesville & Fishers, IN
Eliana Knakiewicz – Morocco, IN
Shania Povlock & Geovanny Tapia – LaPorte, IN
Hannah Geiser, 1st Alternate – Valporasio, IN
Zachary Geleott, 2nd Alternate -Rensselaer, IN

Adult Finalists

Lindsey Baugh – LaPorte, IN
Aaron Garrett – Michigan City, IN
Michael Green – LaPorte, IN
James Neary – LaPorte, IN
Diane Perigo – Lowell, IN
Nick Bello, 1st Alternate – La Porte, IN
Laura Simmons-Cams, 2nd Alternate – Hebron, IN

One Great Night

One Great Night

10 dynamic singers, all under one roof, for one incredible evening of vocal gymnastics.


Time | Date | Location

7pm | Saturday, September 10, 2016  |  La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte, Indiana.


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Tickets – Online

Balcony tickets are only
$10 for adults
$5 for children 12 and under
$500 Table of 10


Unlike any event – ANYWHERE!

Don’t miss 10 dynamic singers, all under one roof, for an incredible evening of vocal gymnastics.  These amazing vocalists are accompanied by the Hoosier STAR Orchestra, an outstanding group of musicians assembled by maestro Philip Bauman, the energetic music director and conductor of the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra.  The audience vote determines the next Hoosier STAR winners.

So Much Style!

Musical styles of rock, pop, country, swing, classical and more find their way to our stage for a family friendly – amazing night of vocal intrigue.  Don’t miss the encore performances of the previous year’s winners and the insightful comments of celebrity judges. There is no event like this in the nation and you are invited to join us at the La Porte Civic Auditorium on Saturday, September 10, 2016 – 7pm for an unparalleled musical experience.


A Benefit Concert for the Educational Programs of the
La Porte County Symphony Orchestra