Our expert judges for Redlands Star Search know talent when they see it!


Beverly Noerr, Executive Director, Redlands Community Music Association

Beverly has been the Executive Director of the Redlands Community Music Association since 2001. She strives to take the RCMA’s limited resources and stretch them to make quality performing arts available to as many people as possible at the Redlands Bowl.  She is also a member of the Associates of the Redlands Bowl, helping to raise funds for Bowl programs and scholarships.


Wayne Scott, Founder & President, LifeHouse Productions

Wayne is the President and Founder of LifeHouse Productions, Inc. and LifeHouse Theater of Redlands, CA.  He is a writer, composer, producer and director who has authored 30 original musicals and numerous other widely produced works.  He has also produced and directed eight musicals at the internationally known Redlands Bowl, including “Disney’s Mary Poppins,” “Annie,” “The Sound of Music,” and “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”.


Gail DeZon, Dancer, Choreographer and Teacher

Gail has taught dance in New Jersey, Boston, New York, Ohio, Southern California and Tianjin, China.  She co-founded a dance studio in Brooklyn and was a choreographer for the televised Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Tap Event that set the Guinness Book of World Records for the most Tap Dancers ever assembled.    While living in Redlands, she was involved in community service activities with the Redlands Bowl, University of Redlands, Bonnes Meres and Y Alliance.  She was a singer and Board member for Redlands Inland Master Chorale.  She continues teaching Ballet in Beaumont and Palm Desert and performs with the California Desert Chorale.  


Ian Walker, Filmmaker

Ian is an independent filmmaker from Riverside.  While attending college at La Sierra University Ian gained a strong interest in many different disciplines and co-founded the group IM SO ODD (ISO) Entertainment.  ISO creates short films as well as promotional content for businesses.

Ian has directed and produced five films, four of which have received film festival recognition including best screenplay and nominations for best dramatic short film.  Ian is also involved with other business ventures including trail consulting and an upcoming clothing line named Make Believe.  Currently day-to-day Ian works as a Sr. Admissions and Records Analyst at Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy.

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