Monday, January 27, 2014

Will singer Cara Watson, Shreveport, be the next Louisiana voice on American Idol?

Cara Watson, Shreveport  by trudeau
Cara Watson, Shreveport , a photo by trudeau on Flickr.

"Cara Watson of Shreveport, LA got her golden ticket last night, Thurs, Jan 23, on American Idol Season 13," writes Erin McCarty of "She’s heading to Hollywood!"

Watson won the audition in Atlanta, but it was not without stress. She reported that the judges were critical of her performance. Nonetheless, they have opened the door to Los Angeles.

The Caddo Magnet HS grad sang for 4 years at Magnet, working with Patti Reeves and others. Watson also sang with Academy of Children's Theater. In the photo above she was performing as one of the principals in "Fame." Yet it all began in the church, says Christopher Mazen, an encouraging classmate at Magnet and a successful singer in his own right. Abundant Faith Ministries was cited by Mazen.

"The last several years have proven that Shreveport/Bossier City is a hotbed of musical talent," says McCarty, "with Shreveport native Willie Jones appearing on The X Factor USA and Dez Duron and Cole Vosbury on The Voice."

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