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Tom O'Brien Wins 'Voice in the Valley'

Theatre West sponsored the 2nd annual Voice in the Valley contest Jan. 10-11 and 17-18. Kimball's Tom O'Brien nailed down first place, beating out 20 individuals in the semifinals and four in the finals.

O'Brien said of his win, "It was pretty cool. I had known about it last year but didn't get entered. I thought, 'Why not? I haven't done anything like that.' It was lots of fun."

O'Brien sang a Michael Buble arrangement of a song, "Feelin' Good," for the blind auditions and the semifinals. "Feelin' Good" was from a 1960s musical called "The Roar of the Greasepaint, the Smell of the Crowd."

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