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2018 VALLEY TALENT PROJECT

The Central Valley showcased some of its most talented individuals and groups in August at the 9th Annual Valley Talent Project. Here are the finalists and winners of an incredible night of fantastic performances:

VALLEY TALENT PROJECT 2018 AWARD WINNERS:

$3,000 | E. & J. GALLO WINERY GRAND PRIZE

Tie: Sarah Snyder & Sam Pierstorff

$750 | THE GRACE LIEBERMAN MALE VOCAL TALENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Sponsored by The Bob & Marie Gallo Foundation
Stevie Vasquez

$750 | THE GRACE LIEBERMAN FEMALE VOCAL TALENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Sponsored by The Bob & Marie Gallo Foundation
Jocelyn Baliel

$750 | KHOP BAND TALENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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$75 | THE CLARK & MARION BRADFORD DANCE SOLO OR DUET TALENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Tie: Bella Fisicaro & Nathan Kounlavouth

$750 | DANCE ENSEMBLE TALENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Aesthetic Dance Academy

$750 | ATTY INSTRUMENTAL TALENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Josh Mendiola

$750 | THE SPECIALTY TALENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

James Knight

$750 | CHRIS MURPHY/MODESTOVIEW ORIGINAL COMPOSITION AWARD

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$750 | THE MODESTO BEE AUDIENCE FAVORITE AWARD

Aesthetic Dance Academy

$750 | PAUL TISCHER CLASSICAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

Jack Douglass

TVTP 2018 FINALISTS

MALE VOCAL:

Quinn Harrison, Merced
Roy Mendiola,Waterford
Luca Mitchell & Roy Mendiola, Modesto & Waterford
Horatio Monroe, Tracy
Stevie Vasquez, Ceres

FEMALE VOCAL:

Annabelle, Modesto
Jocelyn Baliel, Modesto
Alma Galvan, Manteca
Gabrielle Martin, Ripon
Sarah Snyder, Turlock

DANCE SOLO/DUET:

Ballet Folklórico Raices Mexicanas de Maria Valdovinos, Stockton
Bella Fisicaro, Modesto
Nathan Kounlavouth, Modesto

DANCE GROUP/ENSEMBLE:

Aesthetic Dance Academy, Livingston
Ballet Folklórico de Frank Zapata, Stockton
Khmer Youth of Modesto, Modesto

INSTRUMENTAL:

Jack Douglass, Riverbank
Josh Mendiola, Waterford
Dylan Soto, Modesto

SPECIALTY:

James Knight, Modesto
Sam Pierstorff, Modesto

BANDS:

Free Candy, Sacramento
Indie Daze, Modesto
us4love, Modesto

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