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The songs bursting in air: Singers try out for national anthem at Jazz games

Published: Friday, Oct. 4 2013 1:46 p.m. MDT

Richard Cromar of Bountiful sings the national anthem during tryouts at EnergySolutions Arena on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. The winners will perform the anthem prior to each Utah Jazz home game during the 2013-2014 season. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Richard Cromar of Bountiful sings the national anthem during tryouts at EnergySolutions Arena on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. The winners will perform the anthem prior to each Utah Jazz home game during the 2013-2014 season. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Singers young and old, a cappella groups and even a violinist lined up on Friday in hopes of singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before a Utah Jazz home game this season.

The audition was open to the general public, for individuals and small groups.

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