Mikki Sodergren, the ATC Courtney Knight Gaines Gold Medal winner.
Photo: John Carrington

What a week we had last week here in Savannah! We enjoyed many performances by our contestants in our two new venues: The Skidaway Island United Methodist Church and the Historic Savannah Theatre. Our pianists and our singers gave performances that thrilled our audiences. And our judges fearlessly guided us through to the Finals.

The results this year of the 2014 ATC are:

1st place - The Courtney Knight Gaines Gold Medal-winner: Mikki Sodergren

2nd place - Gignilliat Silver Medal-winner: Jorell Williams

3rd place - Rob Demere Colonial Group Bronze Medal-winner: Maria Failla

4th place winner: Elizabeth Baldwin

5th place winner: Daniel Shirley

Quarterfinal Triad Supply & Services Inc. People's Choice Award-winner: William Lewis

Semifinal Triad Supply & Services Inc. People's Choice Award-winner: Nicole Greenidge

The Johnny Mercer Award, presented by Armstrong Atlantic State University and the Friends of Johnny Mercer Inc: Mikki Sodergren


New for 2014, we are proud to present, in his honor, The Ben Tucker Jazz Award to: Mikki Sodergren

Congratulations all! And especially to Mikki Sodergren for an almost complete sweep of the awards this year.

We would like to thank our sponsors, donors, volunteers, audience members, and ALL of our contestants: Thank you for making this year a very special one. We hope to see you back again next year!

For those who missed us this year, you have even fewer excuses not to get involved in 2014-15! We look forward to seeing you soon - and cheering our contestants on next year. Stay tuned to our website AND follow us on Facebook for updates as we post more photos and video of our 2014 competition and set a date for the 2015 ATC!

Photo by John Carrington