PITTSBURG — Over 30 singers ranging from first grade through high school gathered at the Lincoln Park Band Dome Saturday to audition for the 15th Annual Pittsburg Idol.

While many talented performers gave their all, only 15 were selected to advance to the finalist event at Memorial Auditorium later this month.

The competition was judged by Leah Fletcher, Gary Mattson and Ashley Duncan. The event is organized by Pittsburg Parks and Recreation, and live auditions coincide with Little Balkans Days each year.

This years finalists are:

Ages six to 10


Avery Brooksher

Jacklyn Hall

John Lee

Marissa McDonald

Analeise Rupprecht

Ages 11 to 13


Lauren Flood

Alissa Hall

Joy Lee

Alex Muckala

Ella Rhuems

Ages 15 to 17


Cassie Hurt-McLarty

McKenna Shaw

Kortney Sills

Megan Spiers

Kiera Threlfall

The 15 finalists will compete in their respective categories September 30 at Memorial Auditorium. More information about the finalist event will be released by PPRD.