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Daniel Geiger proved he’s one of the most talented singers in Santa Barbara County, having won first place Saturday at the Teen Star Finale inside the Arlington Theatre.

The young vocalist, who most recently starred in the PVHS production “School of Rock”, was coached and mentored by music star Kenny Loggins after becoming one of 10 finalists recently.

The evening began with a group musical number followed by individual performances. Daniel's first song choice was a number by Sam Smith titled "HIM," a brave song that battles prejudice and negativity. His final number, "This Is Me," was from the recent musical, "The Greatest Showman." He was backed up by Loggins' bandmates on percussion, piano and guitar. Daniel received standing ovations for both performances.

Daniel stated: "I was terrified to express myself fully in front of people. I have been for a while. To finally just stand up and say, quite literally, "This is me" in front of so many people, and to get such an incredible, loving response...It was liberating. I had and still have no words to express how happy I've become."

He received a $1,000 scholarship, opportunities to perform all around Santa Barbara, free studio time in a world-class recording studio and free Invisalign.

Great Job Daniel!

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