Our Purpose


The National Blind Talent Competition is a yearly event that means so much to a large community, the blind and visually impaired. It is a national singing competition that celebrates the musical talents of individuals who are legally blind, representing a broad range of music genre.

Insightful Visionaries event team, was engaged to officially host the 2017 Blind Idol Singing Competition Semi-Finals in association with iFB and RCLB. It was held at the Renaissance Hotel, North Hills, Raleigh. Presenters Carolyn Marshall Covington and Steve Murphy , Program Director. executed a stellar event.

The evening was compared to “American Idol. Contestant were cheered on by a standing room only crowd.

The Special Guest artists who were invited to perform were selected from artists who would provide inspiration to aspiring talent and have achieved great success through determination, in spite of their own personal challenges. Guest performers included, the 2016 Winner, Shane Dittmar and 2017 Winner, Charity Hampton.

Talent from all over the country would compete, hoping to move on the Finals hosted by IFB Solutions in Winston-Salem, NC. The 2016 Winner Charity Hampton, of Rural Hall, NC and 2017 Winner, Jordan Scheffer, Of Asheville, NC. will perform as Special Guests.

Special Guest performer for  the 2017 was Matthew Whitaker, Internationally renowned Teen piano prodigy. A few weeks before the show Matthew attracted the attention of “Ellen DeGeneres Show” producers and Matthew’s story and talent was featured on the show. Through Matthew’s association with the Apollo Theater, invitations were extended to the 2016 and 2017 Winner to perform at the Apollo in 2018.


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Our Purpose

The National Blind Talent Competition is a yearly event that means so much to a large community, the blind and visually impaired. It is a national singing competition that celebrates the musical talents of individuals who are legally blind, representing a broad range of music genre.

Insightful Visionaries event team, was engaged to officially host the 2017 Blind Idol Singing Competition Semi-Finals in association with iFB and RCLB. It was held at the Renaissance Hotel, North Hills, Raleigh. Presenters Carolyn Marshall Covington and Steve Murphy , Program Director. executed a stellar event.

The evening was compared to “American Idol. Contestant were cheered on by a standing room only crowd.


Banner Theater
Banner Theater

The Special Guest artists who were invited to perform were selected from artists who would provide inspiration to aspiring talent and have achieved great success through determination, in spite of their own personal challenges. Guest performers included, the 2016 Winner, Shane Dittmar and 2017 Winner, Charity Hampton.

Talent from all over the country would compete, hoping to move on the Finals hosted by IFB Solutions in Winston-Salem, NC. The 2016 Winner Charity Hampton, of Rural Hall, NC and 2017 Winner, Jordan Scheffer, Of Asheville, NC. will perform as Special Guests.

Special Guest performer for  the 2017 was Matthew Whitaker, Internationally renowned Teen piano prodigy. A few weeks before the show Matthew attracted the attention of “Ellen DeGeneres Show” producers and Matthew’s story and talent was featured on the show. Through Matthew’s association with the Apollo Theater, invitations were extended to the 2016 and 2017 Winner to perform at the Apollo in 2018.


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We are thankful to the following businesses and organizations who support our mission:

Hummingbird Creative Group
MRN Web Designs

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