On Feb. 21 at Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, the American Traditions Vocal Competition announced the talented artists selected by the judges to advance to the semifinals, which begin Feb. 22. Performances throughout the competition week so far included appearances by ATC judges Ricky Ian Gordon, Morgan James and Lynette Hawkins Stephens. Contestants have offered a range of music from nine different genres of American music. Read more about this year's competition here. The semifinalists will compete for spots in the finals by singing their next sets of three songs at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the church. Remaining contestants are:Emily Yocum BlackAaron CaseyErica EverettBrian GieblerJasmine HabershamSarah KervinBrandon Michael NaseRebecca OdorisioRachel PolicarMichael PreacelyDara TuckerKayla Wilkens"We are thrilled for the talented contestants who have dazzled our judges and audience with stunning performances and made it to the semifinals," said ATC Artistic Director Mikki Sodergren. "We are in for a real treat with amazing talent as these artists continue to compete in the hopes of becoming the 2018 ATC Gold Medal winner!" Day passes to the semifinals are $30 each and can be purchased at www.americantraditionscompetition.com/donate/. The 2018 ATC will move to the HistoricSavannah Theatre on Feb. 23 with a free master class at 3 p.m. and the finals at 8 p.m. To learn more about the ATC, a nonprofit arts organization, go to www.americantraditionscompetition.com.