The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County announces THE WINNERS OF THE “SPARKLE SINGING CHALLENGE” AND THE INAUGURAL “NEW GOSPEL TALENT SEARCH”
Winners to Perform Live on Knight Concert Hall Stage,
Opening the FREE GOSPEL SUNDAYS Concert on September 16, 2012
Grammy-Nominated Urban Gospel Superstar
MIAMI, FL August 15, 2012 - The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, in partnership with Sony Pictures and Myspace, is proud to announce Miami native Bianca Sirgany-Castro as the national winner of the “Sparkle Singing Challenge,” a singing contest held on behalf of the soon-to-be-released filmSparkle starring Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston. In addition, the Arsht Center is also excited to announce local gospel group S.I.G.N. (Singing In God’s Name) as the winner of its inaugural “New Gospel Talent Search,” a local singing contest set to discover Miami’s next top gospel artists. Both winners will perform as theFREE GOSPEL SUNDAYS opening acts on September 16, 2012, headlined by Grammy-nominated contemporary gospel superstar J MOSS.