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Article published March 13, 2013

Man wins Kean Quest

GIBSONIA — A Butler man succeeded in besting 16 vocal contestants ranging in age from 19 to 60 to win the Kean Quest Talent Search Adult Competition on March 1 at the Kean Theatre.

Jason Albert was the Judges’ Choice winner and Johnny Richards of New Brighton was the Audience Choice winner.
Albert played guitar and sang “Dearly Loved” by Jimmy Needham.
Each received a recording package and a photo session.
Registration for the vocal preliminary rounds for those age 18 and younger is still available by calling 724-443-0700, Ext. 5310, or by visiting
The competitions take place at the theatre at 5847 Meridian Road, and the $10 admission fee benefits the St. Barnabas free care fund.