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Music education senior Ontario Williams.

Music education student advances in Broadway competition, needs more votes

Music education major and accredited vocalist Ontario Williams has advanced to round three of Broadway’s Next On Stage competition, sponsored by BroadwayWorld.

The grand prize includes a $1,000 donation to a charity of the winner’s choice. The winner will also record and release a single on the Broadway Records label to benefit The Actors Fund. Williams announced the Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Foundation will be his charity of choice.

Williams has advanced to the Top 15 and needs votes to secure his place in the Top 10.

Voting for the Top 10 ends Thursday, Oct. 22. Vote for Williams here.

Learn more about Ontario’s journey.

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