Anthony Mobley Director/Talent Coordinator

 

Anthony Mobley is an accomplished Musician who has performed his entire life. Some of his more notable performances are performing with the Texas Metropolitan opera, Carnegie Hall With the Florida Youth Chorale, And being the front man of his former band Solace. Anthony was also the Assistant Band Director at Columbia High School, He help lead the marching band to a Superior at the Florida Bandmasters Association Adjudication. He has been a talent judge on many occasions. While working at Columbia High School he became involved with a singing competition. He would organize and rehearse the contestants. In 2014 he became involved with Southside Idol and fell in love with it. He and his family moved to  Melbourne, Fl where he was the Worship Leader for Eastminster Presbyterian Church. Anthony now resides in Atlanta ,Georgia where he gives voice and performance lessons in his spare time. Anthony believes that dedication and preparation are the keys to success.

Kipp Walker

 

Born and raised in Lake City Florida
Kipp Walker found his passion for Singing / Performing after his first Solo in church at the age of 5. From being a featured member in Males Honors Choir at Richardson Middle School under the direction of Christy Robinson to being an American Idol contestant in 2015. Kipp briefly studied online Voice courses with Berklee College of Music Online. Most recently Kipp was a winner of JCPenney's Got Talent. Where he performed in Dallas Texas for Jcpenney corporation executives. You may also have seen him recently in several stage play Productions in the community. Most recently
"A Christmas Carol" at Florida Gateway College under the direction of Professor Todd Siff. Kipp is a advocate for
"The Voice" a firm believer that one of God's greatest gifts is the Gift of Song. Kipp is more than elated to be a part of SouthSide Idol this year it is his sole desire to take everything that's been poured into him and pour into others to use the Gift of Song that God has given!

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Brittanie Powell

Since Brittanies Win at Southside Idol , she has done numerous performances locally and nationally. She was also nominated for vocalist of the year for the Josie Music Awards in independent music, that was held in Nashville, Tennessee. She was recently selected to pursue modeling and performing for ARTS International in Los Angeles, California. She auditoned and won a scholarship to the New York Conservatory of Dramic Arts. Brittanie continues to be a huge part of Southside Idol and this year she is excited to help the contestants have the performance of their lives.
 

Dr. Tony Buzzella

Dr. Buzzella is a native Floridian, born and raised in Miami-Dade County where
he excelled in both academics and the arts.
Professionally, he has received numerous awards and accolades. He began his
career as a High School Band and Choral director in 1976. He went on to serve
as a school Principal, elected School Board Member, and host of several
community arts festivals and special events.
Dr. Buzzella has been a professional musician and entertainer since the age of
sixteen. Through the years, he has shared the performance stage with several
legendary musicians and entertainers, including: Pete Fountain, Grandpa Jones, Kenny Rogers, Rusty Hammerstrom, and many others.
Currently, Tony Buzzella serves as principal at North Florida Arts & Sciences
Academy in Lake City, Florida and vocal coach for the North Central Florida's
“Southside Idol”. He also serves as President on the board of Community
Concerts of Lake City, Inc.

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