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Pia Toscano


Update: You can watch Pia Toscano's red carpet performance online in addition to the entire 67th Annual 2011 Parade by clicking here.

 The Columbus Citizens Foundation Celebration Committee is pleased to announce that Pia Toscano, the recent tenth season American Idol favorite and Howard Beach native, will perform at the Gala and at the televised Columbus Day Parade and red carpet!

Ms. Toscano began performing in talent shows when she was four, and by the time she was nine, had performed in a local church production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Ms. Toscano attended LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City and graduated in 2006. She is best known for her recent success in the tenth season of American Idol, where she quickly became a fan-favorite and placed ninth overall.

She is currently under contract with Interscope Records. You can watch her debut music video, This Time, by clicking on the video below or visiting her official website,