Long Island is a breeding ground for some incredible musicians. Our singers top the charts and make it as finalists in contests like American Idol. They travel the world showcasing their talent, but they never, ever forget where they’re from.
2022: Long Islanders Voted Kelsey Elizabeth Edquist Best Singer!
Kelsey Elizabeth Edquist
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Kelsey Elizabeth Edquist, owner of Royal Princess Prep Party Company, has amazed Long Islanders with her pitch-perfect voice playing characters for children’s birthday parties and starring in theatrical productions on many of Long Island’s most popular stages. The professional singer has a musical theater degree from NYU Tisch’s New Studio on Broadway and a film and television acting degree from Stonestreet Studios. She’s sang in musical performances of Legally Blonde, Bonnie & Clyde, and several others at Long Island’s Studio Theatre, Broadhollow Theatre Company, Merrick Theatre & Cultural Arts Playhouse, and more. Her powerful yet charming voice has wowed audiences across Long Island, whether during a child’s birthday party or a night at the theater.
2021: Long Islanders Voted Kelsey Edquist Best Singer!
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She played Cosette in “Les Miserables” and Les Mis fans know the character who is adopted by Jean Valjean and lives a comfortable if secluded life, then falls in love with Marius- is a role that needs an excellent singer with a lovely, lyrical soprano voice. More stage credits for Kelsey Edquist include “Anything Goes” “She Loves Me” “A Little Night Music,” and “9 to 5” among others. She further shines as a singer portraying fairy princesses when performing with her own Royal Prep Party Company. Her B.F.A. is in musical theatre and film and TV acting from NYU Tisch. Edquist’s trained vocals delight audiences along with her company’s professional troupe of singers, dancers and performers in their portrayal of fairy princesses and princes to make magical dreams come true.
2020: Long Islanders Voted Emi Pellegrino Best Singer!
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Emi has been vocally trained to professional levels with some of the highest-rated vocal coaches in New York such as former Broadway star, Linda Strasser and world renowned voice teacher, Justin Stoney. Though she has been classically trained, her vocal capabilities are not limited to one genre. Emi specializes in soft acoustic vocals, rock vocals, pop, country as well as classical. With a full, four octave range, there is no limit to what she can do. The singer recently released her debut album, titled “This Time.” The record consists of rock ballads that will pull at your heartstrings, but also a few fun bops that will make you want to sway. Be sure to check it out on all streaming services, available now!
2019: Long Islanders Voted Amber Ferrari Best Singer!
Amber Ferrari is a seasoned performer who knows how to change it up, feeding off the electrifying energy of the crowd. With a rockin’ band that make her performances intensely powerful and songs that have made the Billboard Music Charts, LI is proud to call her one of its own. Audiences are brought to their feet by Amber’s powerful vocals as she packs an exhilarating and emotional punch into every live performance. Her many fans delight knowing that no two shows are ever the same! Renowned for her distinguished Show “Joplin’s Pearl”, come see Amber perform live and see history repeat itself. With complete command of their styles and with authenticity of the music, even the original artists would find Amber Ferrari and her powerful band a “must-see”!
2018: Long Islanders Voted James Salvato Best Singer on Long Island!
King of the Long Island singing hill, third generation singer/songwriter, James Salvato is a long island crooner that puts every ounce of his heart and soul into his music. Vocal stylings to fit every genre, Salvato can sing with the best of them. His library of work spans a host of classic covers ranging from favorites such as The Beatles, Elvis, Cheap Trick, Elton John, Bon Jovi, and of course, Sinatra. Known to other Long Island locals as the “Chameleon”, for his ability to quickly change styles, Salvato mixes his love of singing with a never give up attitude and gives a 110% at every performance.
2017: Long Islanders Voted Amber Ferrari Best Singer from Long Island on Long Island
Amber Ferrari amberferrari.com Amber Ferrari exudes talent. The singer and songwriter has been performing at venues across Long Island for years—covering popular artists while also mixing in her own original hits, such as “Plastic Passes,” “Not Just a Pretty Face” and “Whatever Whatever.” Ferrari enjoys great support from her fellow Long Islanders, whom have for two consecutive years voted her the best singer from Long Island. It’s quite an accomplishment, considering the talented musicians Long Island has produced over the years. Encore!
2016: Long Islanders Voted Amber Ferrari Best Singer from Long Island on Long Island
Amber Ferrari amberferrari.com Amber Ferrari isn’t just a singer, but a musical showstopper! She not only covers other extraordinary artists at her shows, including the incredible Janis Joplin and Madonna, she also performs her own original music, such as songs “Plastic Passes,” “Not Just a Pretty Face” and “Whatever Whatever.” For all these reasons and so many more, it’s no wonder why she ranks at the top of this category, year after year!
2015: Long Islanders Voted Amber Ferrari Best Singer from Long Island on Long Island!
Amber Ferrari amberferrari.com There’s just enough gravel in singer Amber Ferrari’s voice to give it the emotional oomph it needs to pull off the powerful impact of songs by Heart, Janis Joplin, Melissa Etheridge and Stevie Nicks. Her debut EP Electric Blue showcases her unique style and vocal prowess in original songs. Check her out and learn for yourself why Long Island is proud to resoundingly vote her our Best!
2014: Long Islanders Voted Amber Ferrari Best Singer on Long Island!
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2013: Long Islanders Voted Sweet Suzi Best Singer on Long Island!
1. Sweet Suzi www.myspace.com/sweetsuzi 2. Amber Ferrari www.facebook.com/singeramberferrari 3. Diane McArdle (Rattlesnake Dawn) www.rattlesnakedawn.com