01:21 AM EDT 08/25/2014
Originally posted 08/19/2011 02:30PM
American Idol's first-ever blind finalist, Scott MacIntyre, has married his girlfriend Christina Teich.
The couple wed in a small ceremony of 200 family members and close friends on Thursday in Scottsdale, Ariz., his rep confirms to PEOPLE. The singer penned a special dedication to his bride titled "Wanna Be There," which he performed at the ceremony.
MacIntyre, 26, and Teich met in a community theater production of The Music Man in 2003. And they became engaged in February of this year after the pop-rock singer proposed over afternoon tea.
"The tea sandwiches came out, then the scones, then the pastries ... and normally that's where it would've ended ... but then a fourth course arrived – a silver platter covered in rose petals with the ring box in the center. I got down on one knee, and the rest is history," he says.
Originally posted 02/21/2011 07:45AM
Scott MacIntyre, the first-ever blind American Idol finalist who endeared himself to millions during season 8, has now found "the one."
MacIntyre, 25, and fiancée Christina Teich plan to wed later this year.
They will also make their first public appearance together this Thursday at the first-ever Idol Prom (formerly the American Idol Top 24 party) at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood.
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