Fellow Idol contestant Karen Rodriguez also attended this school.
She performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "God Bless America" for the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Mets' minor league team, several times a year for three years. She made it through to Hollywood in season 6, but got cut during the first day of Hollywood.
The singer and dancer's demanding careers may be what's to blame for their split -- Toscano is currently working on her first album and Ballas is getting busy with "DWTS" partner Kristen Cavallari.
"They both decided with everything going on that they couldn't give each other what would be fair," a source told People of Ballas, 25, and Toscano's, 22, split.
Pia Toscano is the 23 year old American singer from New York's Howard Beach, who came ninth on the recent tenth season of American Idol, despite the fact she'd been largely expected to win. When she sings, she’s a bird.' Both viewers and media described Toscano's departure as one of the most surprising results in American Idol history.
Although she was eliminated shockingly early last season, every American Idol fan knew it wasn't the last they'd see of contestant Pia Toscano. Even the ones who spell her name 'Pia Toscana', or 'Pia Tuscano' when they're looking her up on Google. Fans Twittered their support, including celebrities like Tom Hanks, Ellen De Generes, and Ashton Kutcher, who actually called Ryan Seacrest's phone in show to vent about it.'I know the results, so I know she was never a frontrunner,' said Nigel Lythgoe, the English producer of 'Pop Idol' and 'American Idol', and co-creator of 'So You Think You Can Dance'.
She was considered a frontrunner in the competition, and her elimination shocked judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, and Steven Tyler, all of whom were visibly and vocally upset. 207, and performed at every event including graduation.
Toscano was the official The Star-Spangled Banner singer at her middle school, P. She attended La Guardia High School of the Performing Arts in New York City and graduated in 2006.
On July 5, 2011, Interscope Records announced that Toscano had signed with them. 'Jimmy Iovine (the Interscope chairman) was an amazing mentor during my time on Idol and I’m looking forward to working with him and everyone at Interscope Records and 19 Recordings.Pia Toscano (born October 14, 1988) is an American singer from Howard Beach, New York.Toscano placed ninth on the tenth season of American Idol.Lo was kind of instrumental in the couple getting together! "We met on the promo tour [for Lopez's album, PHOTOS: The Biggest and Best Celebrity Engagement Rings "Jennifer's brought a lot into my life," the singer added. WATCH: Casper Smart Gushes About Jennifer Lopez at Vegas Residency Opening: ' She Is Wonder Woman' "We actually lived across the street from each other and didn't even know," she explained."It was all meant to be." Well, congratulations to the bride and groom-to-be!