Meet Finalist Finn McNamee (Getting to Know the 2022 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

Meet Finalist Finn McNamee (Getting to Know the 2022 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

Name: Finn McNamee School: Metro Academic and Classical High School Talent: Hoop Diving How long have you been performing and what inspired you to start? I have been performing since I was five and got into circus because of my parents.  Once I started I was inspired by the performers I saw and dreamed of…

Meet Finalist Kurtis Schmidt (Getting to Know the 2022 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

Meet Finalist Kurtis Schmidt (Getting to Know the 2022 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

  Name: Kurtis Schmidt School: Seckman High School Talent: Piano How long have you been performing and what inspired you to start? I have been performing at recitals for eight years. Originally, hearing classical music, new types of melodies I had never been exposed to, really formed a passion for pursuing and performing classical piano.…

Meet Finalist Lexie Antolik (Getting to Know the 2022 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

Meet Finalist Lexie Antolik (Getting to Know the 2022 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

Name: Lexie Antolik School: Columbia High School Talent: Dance How long have you been performing and what inspired you to start? I have been dancing and performing since the age of 4. When I was younger watching the older dancers inspired me. As I have gotten older I have been inspired by many different people…

Meet Finalist Shaniya Perry (Getting to Know the 2022 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

Meet Finalist Shaniya Perry (Getting to Know the 2022 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

Name: Shaniya Perry School: Innovation High School Talent: Singing How long have you been performing and what inspired you to start? I have been performing since I was five, God called me to start singing at church and it went from there. How are you preparing for finals? Are you doing anything differently from your…

Meet Finalist the KYPE Drum Warriors (Getting to Know the 2022 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

Meet Finalist the KYPE Drum Warriors (Getting to Know the 2022 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

Names: (pictured left to right) Salomon Ahmed, Corrin Ward, and Ismail Botchway School: Grand Center Arts Academy, Carnahan High School, and Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience Talent: African Drums How long have you been performing and what inspired you to start? We have been performing for over 5 years and grew up around other…