2016 Sound Off Judges


Jared Wilkinson

Jared Wilkinson is a graduate of the Jazz and Contemporary Music program of UMA where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance. Jared self-recorded and mixed his first demo EP, a contemporary Folk album of original music. After meeting the other members of his current group Sassquatch, the band began to pursue a career in the local music scene winning the 2015 Sound-Off competition, performing at the WCYY stage of the annual Old Port festival, and performing with notable local ensembles all over the state within their first year. Jared continues to perform with Sassquatch, as a solo Folk artist, and as the leader of his Jazz quartet.

The judges

Sound Off Information

Key dates

  • Entry deadline:
    Monday, February 29 at 5 p.m.
  • Public voting:
    Wednesday, March 2 to Thursday, March 17 at 3 p.m.
  • Top Three Finalists announced:
    Friday, March 18
  • Finalists live audition:
    Thursday, March 31
  • Winners announced:
    Thursday, March 31

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