Stamford, Connecticut June 10
Stamford Student Wins National Competition For Original Song
Annie Nirschel, 17, won the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Constituting AmericaÃ¢â‚¬ Best Song by a High School Student award. Nirschel has been singing since she was 7. Her first performance was singing the Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Star-Spangled BannerÃ¢â‚¬ at a Bridgeport Bluefish game. She sang in front of more than 15,000 people at Battery Park in Manhattan for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and for more than a million people at the 2011 Ã¢â‚¬Å“Salute to IsraelÃ¢â‚¬ parade, also in Manhattan.
Nirschel performed the award-winning song, Ã¢â‚¬Å“I Am Me,Ã¢â‚¬ at State Cinema in Stamford on Monday. Constituting America is a nonprofit organization founded in 2010 with the mission of utilizing culture, film, television and music to educate Americans about the importance of the U.S. Constitution.
Read more: http://foxct.com/2013/06/11/stamford-student-wins-national-competition-for-original-song/#ixzz2Yrlzxdd9
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