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NECC Alumna and American Idol Finalist Returns

Submitted by on October 16, 2013 – 2:49 pm

Former NECC student Liz Bills was an American Idol finalist.

Liz Bills, an American Idol finalist and former NECC student, will be featured at the Haverhill Chamber Expo held on Thursday, October 24 in the Northern Essex Community College Sport and Fitness Center, Haverhill Campus, 100 Elliott St.

The Expo is free and open to the public and Bills will be singing and greeting the public from 4 to 7p.m.

Bills was born and raised in Haverhill and starting performing music of many different styles at the age of eight.  Bills studied music at NECC before continuing on and studying at Berklee College of Music in 2011. While at Berklee, Bills studied songwriting with Mark Simos and voice with David Devo and Kathleen Flynn. In 2013 Bills competed in the American Idol singing competition and made it to the final 60. Currently Bills is working on her solo debut album. She also regularly performs with her band Analog Heart and teaches guitar, piano, and voice lessons in and around Boston.

The 4th Annual Cross Border Chamber Expo is designed to highlight signature businesses in the area and provide a chance for them to directly connect with the public and other business professionals.

This event will also feature former Boston Bruins player and captain, Terrence Joseph James O’Reilly and Rene Rancourt, the professional singer of the National Anthem for the Boston Bruins. Rancourt will open the Expo with National Anthem.

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