Before appearing on “America’s Got Talent”, young Jackie Evancho sang on stage with the legendary David Foster (the result of a singing contest). She also sang the national anthem to open the home season of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2010, and also did a solo performance on Tim Janis’s Western Pennsylvania PBS special “American Day.” Jackie has talents and skills beyond her youth and her voice has captivated audiences of all ages.
Jackie Evancho, is the sensational singer of 10 years of age, who broke into our living rooms and our hearts during a performance of O Mio Babino, on the television show, “America’s Got Talent”. Many have compared her voice with other musical greats, but there can only be one Jackie Evancho!
Jackie discovered that God gave her the gift of song and feels that she wants to use it to bring joy, happiness and serenity to all those who like to listen. She receives daily emails with stories about how her music has touched and comforted people who fine themselves in stressful or difficult situations.
“America’s Got Talent” vocal coach Yvie Burnett has worked with Jackie since June to make sure she is comfortable on stage. “What strikes me about Jackie’s voice is that it is not too heavy.” We sometimes hear little children and they’re trying too hard. Jackie just opens her mouth and out it comes. “Her remarkable sense of pitch is one of the things that makes Jackie’s talent as exciting for the audience. Although children or anyone for that matter, can learn to match pitch, singing with a natural ability can make a huge advantage
It has been several months since the 10-year-old Jackie Evancho first performed on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Her version of “O Mio Babbino Caro” from Puccini’s opera “Gianni Schicchi”, raised the crowd and secured her place in the semifinals. Of course, a few minutes after her performance, the Internet was ablaze with people insisting that the girl was lip-synching. The rumor grew at a furious pace. The rumor was so rampant, that show judge Howie Mandel asked her to sing a few notes on her own to prove that it was really her voice, that the public was hearing.