Brooklyn Senior Stars to Shine – Senator Golden to Host 8th Annual Senior Idol

Martin J. Golden

July 23, 2014

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), in partnership with Xaverian High School, today is announcing plans to host Brooklyn’s 8th Annual Senior Idol, a popular contest that draws upon the talent of the senior citizens of Kings County, vying to be crowned “Brooklyn’s Senior Idol” this Fall.


Brooklyn residents age 50 or older are invited to register and audition on Monday, September 8, 2014, starting at 4:00 p.m. in the Xaverian High School auditorium, 7100 Shore Road (handicapped accessibility available at 71st Street door). Senior citizens trying out for this singing competition should bring a CD or cassette tape accompaniment. A piano is available for any contestant interested and participants are welcome to bring a guitar.


Finalists will be selected from those who audition to compete at Brooklyn’s 8th Annual Senior Idol scheduled for Saturday, October 25, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. The winner will be selected through the votes of the audience and the judges.


Senator Marty Golden stated, “Every year, Brooklyn’s Senior Idol attracts great talent from our Borough and many fans show up to cheer on our contestants at the show. This year, as we set our sights on the crowning this year’s Brooklyn Senior Idol, I look forward to another successful event which has come a very popular tradition. So if you can sing, be sure to try out. And if you want to see a great show, don’t miss the show!”


Tickets for the event are $10.00 and can only be purchased at the door, with all proceeds to benefit the Xaverian High School Music Scholarship Fund and to purchase new instruments to support the Xaverian High School music program. For more information, contact Senator Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044.