SPONSORS

Judges

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Alexi Johnson is a Vancouver-born multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, producer and engineer who assists in managing East Van’s own Blue Light Studio and JumpAttack Records. Alexi performed in her first talent competition when she was only 8 years old, regularly played in piano recitals from the age of 5 and has an extensive childhood and adolescent career in musical theatre. Since graduating from Langara’s Music production program, Alexi has worked with a great number of local and international artists such as Harrison Brome, JP Maurice, The Boom Booms, Ria Jade, Ivy the pulse and Kenny Gourmet. Recently, Alexi has been producing under the moniker East Van Socialite and has been gaining attention for her unique style of production, blending orchestral and underground rap elements. Catch her any day of the week either at Blue Light Studio or at her home studio where she keeps busy producing and mixing tracks.

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Trevor is an award-winning pianist, composer, and producer who excels at working with live orchestra as both a writer and orchestrator. He has worked extensively with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra (where he is currently composer in residence), specializing in creating syntheses across classical and contemporary genres. Trevor is a prolific song producer and is also a founding member of Smash Music Productions, an Emmy nominated team whose song albums for TV have reached number 1 worldwide on the itunes and billboard charts. He also spends many months of the year on tour as a musical director for a number of acts including the Canadian crossover group Parallel 3 and David Foster’s artist Cody Karey.

HOSTS

Adelaide

Adelaide is an aspiring public relations professional and has been studying at Steveston-London Secondary School for the past 5 years. Growing up with a musical background, she is a Royal Conservatory of Music piano graduate and has pursued piano ensemble since 2014. Her passion for the art of music grew immensely after her trip to NYC to perform in a piano trio. There, she discovered the chief element that made music so enjoyable: companionship. Those who we play music with not only instill life into the piece, but create everlasting memories to reminisce. Adelaide hopes others can also find an appreciation for music and more importantly the people they share their experiences with that makes life fruitful.

 

Chloe

Born from a young age in the small city of Hong Kong, Chloe moved to Richmond at the tender age of 6 and decided to bury herself in books. 11 years later, she is proud to be RichCity Idol 2017’s co-host. Chloe loves to make jokes, even if they are at her expense, and especially enjoys making her friends cringe from her bad puns. You can bet that if you were to ask her about her year away at boarding school, she would tell you the stories about that hilarious thing she did with her friends... when they went to that place…. good times.


Guest Performers

Macneil trio

 

Volunteers

This event could never exist without the contributions of our volunteers.

Purchase tickets at your school by contacting any RichCity Idol team member at your school. If you are unable to contact the team, tickets are also available at Gateway Theatre's Box Office. 

Megan Ling
Jasmine Chan
Trixie RC
Marc Parayno
Karnbir Johal
Winnie Ren
Flora Chen
Kristie Tai
CJ Jung

Ryan Lam
Daniel Hosseini
Mandy Huang
Constance Annie Muradyan
Millie Weng
Evian Yang
Josh Ralla
Joey Huang
Kelly Wu
Dylan Cobankiat

Jiro Luat II
Selina Liang
Serena Yeung
Sukvir Dosanjh
Marcus Su
Bandan Jaswal
Jersey FLores
Wayden Lo
Selena Chen

Jenny Liu
Amy Li
Karina Lui
Lauren Da
Michelle Sue
Jenny Li
Chris Wong
Waris Sidhu
Ethan Hsu