Coronado’s Talent Announces Grand Prize: Three Month Membership to The Club at The Del

Sign up for your audition spot by December 8th at midnight.

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First Place Prize

The second annual Coronado’s Talent is returning to the stage and now is the time to sign up for auditions! Participants this year will be given the rockstar treatment and the chance to win outstanding prizes. This year, first place will win a three month membership to the Club at The Del. The Hotel Del Coronado has donated this phenomenal prize for the big winner at this year’s show.


If you haven’t done so already, go online and visit to book your chance to be Coronado’s biggest star. Auditions will be held December 10 from 12pm-4pm and December 16 from 10am-2pm, at the Coronado Training Center at 126 B Avenue. The deadline to reserve your audition spot is December 8 at midnight.


This year, show founder Alan Kinzel and the judges are looking for a variety of acts and ages. Kinzel stated, “We are excited to see the amazing and talented community members come together to put on a great show! Coronado sure does have outstanding talent.”

Do you have a talent to perform to a sold out audience and live judges to become a star? Coronado’s Talent is your chance to showcase your skills to the entire community and support our community.

Sponsor & Beneficiary

Donna Salof logoThe event this year was generously underwritten by Donna Salof. In addition, the Loews Coronado Bay Resort is providing a taco cart, and beer and wine for the VIP pre-party. All proceeds from the event benefit the Coronado Schools Foundation and help better the lives of our children and students. Buy your tickets before the event sells out this year!


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Alan Kinzel, Christine Umali
Alan Kinzel with last year’s winner Christine Umali. Event Photos by David Kamatoy, Stephen Prendergast, Amber Gaubatz, Bruce Ando Jr.

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: