Arts & Humanities Commission “Rowlett Sings” Competition

Watch the Rowlett Sings 2022 Competition on YouTube.

Entrant Name

Place

Category

Song/Artist

Briana Palmer

2nd

Young-Adult

Would You Be So Kind by Dodie

MaryElla Malone

1st

Young-Adult

Stay - by Rihanna

Anna Porter

2nd

Adult

Everything I Wanted by Billie Eilish

Laura Bolin Beeman

1st

Adult

His Strength is Perfect by Steven Curtis Chapman

Sara Gerardo

3rd

Adult

Love Exists by Amy Lee

Rick Sheffield

2nd

Senior

Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley

Mark Layer

1st

Senior

Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison

Best of Show was awarded to MaryElla Malone.

Rowlett Sings is Back!

April 30th 6 pm at Freedom Place Church (previously Main Street Event Center), 4111 Main Street.  Admission is FREE.  

Guidelines:

  • “Rowlett Sings” is an amateur singing competition open to all Rowlett residents.
  • Contest categories include individuals or groups:
    Group (Limited to 16 performers)
    Youth (Ages 15 & under)
    Adult (Ages 16 & up)

    Solo
    Youth (Ages 12 & under)
    Young Adult (Ages 13-18)
    Adult (Ages 19 & up)
    Senior (Ages 60 & up


  • Contest will have 2 rounds:
  • Preliminary round - Submission of a performance video (maximum time 3 minutes)
    Final round – Recorded performance (maximum time 3.5 minutes)

  • Applicants must submit an entry form which includes complete contact information.
  • Title on the entry video must match the name used by the individual or group.
  • Performance videos may be submitted via YouTube, or by recording to disc or a flash drive.  (See entry form for directions.)
  • Performers may sing either a cappella or use an instrumental track.
  • Finalists are expected to provide a performance track or accompaniment not to exceed 3.5 minutes.
  • All performances must be family-friendly and free of profanity.
  • A trophy will be awarded to each 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winner.
  • All contest finalists will receive a participation certificate.
  • Winners may be invited to perform at a City function at a future date.
  • All finalists will be asked to sign a release for possible use of their performance in City media and news releases.
  • Should there be limited participation in the Adult and/or Senior categories the Rowlett Arts and Humanities Commission reserves the right to combine the 2 groups.

Submission Instructions:

  • Video entries may be submitted via the online form, by mail, by email, or in person.
  • To submit online, upload a video of your performance to YouTube, then copy and paste the link into the online application form.
  • To submit via email, download and fill out the application form. Then email your completed application, as well as the link to your YouTube video, to rowlettsings@rowlett.com.
  • To submit via mail, print and fill out the application form. Then mail your completed application, along with a copy of your performance video on a DVD or flash drive to

"Rowlett Sings"
Attn: Arts and Humanities Commission
Rowlett Public Library
3900 Main Street Suite 200
Rowlett, TX 75088

  • To submit in person, print and fill out the application form. On one of the two drop off dates (see below), bring your completed application, along with a copy of your performance video on a DVD or flash drive to

Rowlett Public Library
3900 Main Street Suite 200
Rowlett, TX 75088

In person deliveries can only be made on
Friday, April 1 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm or
Saturday, April 2 from 10 am to 12 pm.

DVDs and Flash Drives will not be returned.
Incomplete entry forms and video files sent as email
attachments will not be accepted.

Download a PDF copy of contest instructions and entry form.

Questions? Contact rowlettsings@rowlett.com.

Deadline for Contest Entries:  Saturday, April 2, 2022