FRAMINGHAM – Jenna Smith, 15, of Framingham will be heading to Hollywood, after Christmas to participate in a 5-day vocal program called Vocal Star.
Smith, a sophomore at Framingham High School attended an open audition on September 21, at Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center.
Out of more than 100 applicants, only 10 received a callback. Smith was one of them.
From vocal training to walking the red carpet, branding and singing for producers and executives, Smith will join various singers from across the United States.
Vocal Star program, according to its website has “performers of all ages learn from Pop Stars to Grammy award-winning producers” who help “jump-start their career in the music business by preparing them for the opportunity of a lifetime — the chance to be signed by a record label and represented by a talent management agency.”
Vocal Star members work with famous recording artists, receive online branding and marketing support, participate in Q & A’s with industry professionals, and get help with song selection, image development, professional dance instructors, recording, performances, and media training. The program culminates in a lavish finale awards show and banquet dinner.
The event is taking place at the Hollywood Loews hotel.
Smith sang the National Anthem at the Flyers Hall of fame inauguration ceremony on Friday night. She has sung at various sports events throughout the City, including Framingham Youth Football and Framingham High sporting events.
She was active in theatre when she attended Walsh Middle School.
She is the daughter of Lisa and Jason Smith,