South Bay Teen Idol

What is South Bay Teen Idol?

Produced by the JCC, South Bay Teen Idol is an "American Idol" style competition that crowns the best teenage singer in the South Bay. Teenage vocalists in 8th-12th grades are eligible to compete.

Announcing Our 2017 Dates!

For detailed information  about auditions, see our auditions web page.

Video Auditions: January 16th - 20th, 2017 from 3:00pm-7:00pm
*Video Auditions take place at the Addison-Penzak JCC. Please sign-up for one timeslot. You can sign-up for a timeslot here. Please make sure to have all necessary forms filled out prior to your audition. You will turn them in during registration. 

LIVE Auditions: Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 from 10:00am-2:00pm
*LIVE Auditions take place at the Addison-Penzak JCC. Auditions are on a first come, first serve basis. The line will form no earlier than 9:30am. Please make sure to have all necessary forms filled out prior to your audition. You will turn them in during registration. 

Semi-Finals: Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at 7:00pm

Finals: Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at 7:00pm

Our 2016 Winners

1st Place - Emma Gerson (Los Gatos High School)
2nd Place - Devon Schreiner (Los Gatos High School)
3rd Place - Caity Redfern (Mitty High School)

For a list of last year's 10 finalists, click here.

Question? Contact Diana Schnabel-Arevalo at diana@apjcc.org.

First prize is $2,500 to the winner and a donation of $500 to the winner's school. The second and third place winners also receive prizes.




Thank You To Our South Bay Teen Idol 2017 Sponsors



SSouth Bay Teen Idol is made possible, in part,  through Diamond level sponsorships by Coldwell Banker - Bill Lister,  Platinum level by Blacy's Fine Jewelers, Ernst & Young, LLP and The Princeton Review, Gold level by Avery Kaufman & Richard Borenstein and Vinyl level by Mishy & Jason Balaban and Virginia & Randy Hess All Cultural Arts programs at the APJCC are made possible, in part, by generous contributions from Sylvia & Leonard Metz, Doris and Rick z"l Davis, and Bill Lister.


More Information

How to Audition

About the Show

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For more information, contact Diana Schnabel, the JCC's Director of Hospitality and Special Projects, at diana@apjcc.org or 408.357.7402.








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