Madison Musician Advances in NJ 'Idol' Contest

Patty Doyle to perform Friday at Watchung Arts Center.

Patty Doyle of Madison will perform in the semifinal round of the Watchung Arts Center's 2013 NJ Idol vocal competition on Friday.

The annual competition for New Jersey residents ages 15–29 offers participants an opportunity to advance their careers, with judging by local music professionals and a recording deal offered as part of the top prize (it's not affiliated with the Fox TV program "American Idol").

The semifinalists


  • Noelle Bauer, Wyckoff
  • Frederick “Freddie “ Bourne, Union Beach
  • Danielle Bellomo, East Hanover
  • Paige Cassella, Ramsey
  • Patty Doyle, Madison
  • Caroline Hoynowski, Clark
  • Lauren Ashley Lubrano, Rahway
  • Kandace Elaine Moore, West Orange
  • Kristin Morosoff, Tinton Falls
  • Alice Tuberty-Vaughan, Gillette
  • Jack Pacetti, Warren


  • Eleni Cantanzaro, New Providence
  • Joseph Gatti, Princeton
  • Carl Martin, North Brunswick
  • Allison McKenzie, Freehold
  • Kristin Star Picun, Blairstown
  • Sherry Cortese, Warren
  • Charlotte Finnerty, Warren
  • Erica Kottler, Warren
  • Ayesha Saksena, Warren

Tickets are available online and will be available for $15 for each night. 


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