RMES announces sing-off winners

RMES announces sing-off winnersRIDGECREST MUSICAL ENRICHMENT SOCIETY – RMES is proud to announce the winners of our first-ever Facebook Sing Off!

Our judges panel — RMES Boardmember and performer Larry Cosner and guest judges Sharon Nicole and Ala Tiatia — selected nine out of more than 50 talented performers. The winners are: youth category (ages 8-14) 1st place – Milo Patterson, 2nd place – Emilia Tippetts and 3rd place – Katie Merrill; young adult (ages 15-24) 1st place – Daniel Cosner, 2nd place – Moriah Muncy and 3rd place – Britney Brown; and adult (ages 25+) 1st place – Beth Gabrillo, 2nd place – Beth Farley and 3rd place – Jon Riddick.

RMES would like to thank everyone who participated in the #RMES2020SingOff. “It’s so great that the community took to this event as a way to connect and encourage in a time of isolation and uncertainty.”

With so many impressive performances, the judges also recognized additional performers with a Judges Choice Awards video. The video, links to the winners’ performances and bonus blooper footage are available on the RMES Facebook page (facebook.com/RMES-361304695943).

RMES is a local nonprofit organization with the purpose of providing support for the Sierra Sands Unified School District middle- and high-school performing arts programs.

RMES has raised more than $150,000 for local programs since its inception in 2009. For more information, visit rmesonline.com.

Pictured: From left, #RMES2020SingOff youth category winners: 1st place Milo Patterson (age 11), 2nd place Emilia Tippets (11) and 3rd place Katie Merrill (14). — Courtesy photos

Story First Published: 2020-05-15