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4 boys, 2 girls vie for Greer Idol Teen championship

Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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Bethany Ghent is one of six Greer Idol Teen finalists battling for the $500 first price Friday night at the City of Greer Amphitheater.

Jim Fair

Bethany Ghent is one of six Greer Idol Teen finalists battling for the $500 first price Friday night at the City of Greer Amphitheater.

 

Greer Idol Finalists

Greer Idol Teen Gallery

Greer Idol Teen Video

The six finalists – 4 boys and 2 girls -  for Greer Idol Teen have been announced with beach and 90’s music the genre. The contestants will sing their selection at its full length.

The final Tunes in the Park will be held at the Greer City Park Amphitheater with Idol Teen at 6 p.m. and Greer Idol at 8 p.m. Encore will perform between the Idol competitions.

Winner of Idol Teen earns $500.

Finalists with judge’s comments from last week’s round.  Singers eliminated are listed at the bottom.

Gracie Bryant

Sang: “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” by Pat Benator

Comments:

• “Song was in a good range for you and you let a little bit of your country twang out with that. You have a very pretty voice.”

• “I like the way you got the audience into it. When you’re stretching your notes out, don’t let them get pitchy.”

Jarrett Forrester

Song: “Old Time Rock and Roll” by Bob Seger

Comments:

“Very good. It was a crowd pleaser.”

“I wanted to come down and dance with you.”

“I like how you took over the stage.”

Bethany Ghent

Song: “What a Feeling” by Irene Cara

Comments:

“Great song. You used your arms, face and legs.”

“You have a great career ahead of you. Stay with it.”

“That song was perfect for you.”

“ That was a big voice for a little girl.”

Michael Matheny

Song: “You Give Love a Bad Name” by Bon Jovi

Comments:

“Your range was very good.”

“You picked an awesome song for your voice.”

“You had stage presence. I thought it was fabulous. I wanted you to sing more for us.”

Adam Rogers

“What to Know What Love Is” by Foreigner

Comments

“I know how difficult it is to play (an instrument) and sing.”

“You have an amazing voice. I’m on the fence. If you play (an instrument) you must know music enough well enough to sing.”

“It boils down to you’ve got to know the song by heart to play keyboards. It’s more of a challenge.”

Kody Young

Song: “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey

Comments:

“Great hair. Just smile and you will win the ladies’ hearts.”

“You’re so powerful on some notes. Keep it there. You tend to trail off.”

“It’s amazing at such a young age you can get up on the stage and do what you do.”

Eliminated

Jessie McAtee

Charly Ann Roper

Alexa Rosenfeld

Hayley Welch

Catherine Warren

 

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