Emily Piriz is one of the top 13 contestants left on American Idol.
Piriz, 18, is based in the Orlando area after being born in Miami. Her parents are Cuban Americans.
“Emily’s passion for music began at a very early age performing in multiple school plays and musicals. She’s been singing/ performing since she was a little girl and received formal vocal and piano training,” according to her bio on her website.
Piriz sings on her church choir and is also a member of the Messiah Choral Society’s soprano section. She’s also one of the lead singers for Outatime-Back to the ’80s.
Check out her audition, latest song, and photos below.
(Facebook/Emily Piriz Music)