Thursday, August 18, 2016

WOMEN in ART SONG & ORATORIO, semi-finalists: all divisions, 2016

The American Prize is pleased to announce SEMI-FINALIST women in art song and oratorio for 2016 in all divisions. Congratulations!

In the professional category, we list an extensive grouping of semi-finalists, perhaps the most exciting competition in this division in the contest's history.  

As the contests unfold, finalists, runners-up and winners will be selected from this list. To know the exact date when finalists will be announced later this month, please like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter #AmericanPrize, where that information will be published first.

We invite semi-finalists to make the most of their selection by announcing it on their facebook page, tweeting the news, and including a link to this announcement on their website or blog. A sample announcement may be found at the end of the post.

Please make us aware of any misprints in the listings below by emailing: theamericanprize@gmail.com

The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—professional art song and oratorio division (women), 2016

Elizabeth Ann Benson    Auburn AL

Savannah Bisset    Port Chester NY

Teresa Winner Blume    Needham MA   

Melisa Bonetti    Cincinnati OH   

Samantha Britt    New York NY   

Joanie Brittingham    New York NY   

Laura Osgood Brown    Interlochen MI   

Danielle Buonaiuto    Brooklyn NY   

Anna Christofaro    Excelsior MN   

Tania Arazi Coambs    Champaign IL 

Magaly Cordero    Oak Park IL   

Sarah Nelson Craft    Brooklyn NY   

Joan Marie Dauber    Chicago IL   

Carley DeFranco    Somerville MA   

Theresa Dunigan    Richland WA   

Lily Guerrero    Chicago IL   

Michelle Jarrell    Marietta GA   

Rachel Joselson    Iowa City IA 

Sarah Kelder    Bolingbrook IL   

Michele Elizabeth Kennedy    Astoria NY   

Dana Kephart    Rocky Hill CT   

Kirsten C. Kunkle    Wilmington DE   

Rosalind Lee    Oak Park IL   

Margaret Lias    Boston MA   

Elisabeth Marshall    Portland ME   

Qianru Meng    Newark NJ   

Valeria Sokolova Ore    Las Vegas NV

Sooah Park    Tyler TX   

Juliet Petrus    Chicago IL   

Jennifer Piazza-Pick    Chester VA   

Stella Dayrit Roden    Warrensburg MO   

Margot Rood    East Boston MA   

Penelope Shumate    Macomb IL   

Josefien Stoppelenburg    Evanston IL   

Zoe Vandermeer    Gaylordsville CT 

Agnes Vojtko    Dallas TX   

Raquel Winnica Young    Pittsburgh PA   

Dana Zenobi    Austin TX   


The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—college/university art song and oratorio division (women), 2016

Olivia Boen    Chicago IL

Lillian Broderick    Northfield VT    

Julia Coelho    Columbia MO    

Julia Cohen    New Paltz NY   

Beibei Guan    Fresh Meadow NY    

Natalie Logan    Dallas TX    

Christina Marcenkus    Bonita Springs FL   

Amber Marsh    Los Angeles CA    

Nicolette Nazarowski    Chicago IL   

Veronica Richer    Bryan OH   

Samantha Schmid    Boston MA   

Yunji Shim    Urbana IL   

Sarah Love Taylor    Winston-Salem NC    

Kaitlyn Tierney    Philadelphia PA  

The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—high school art song and oratorio division (women), 2016

Mary Elizabeth Adler    Bellevue WA    

Lina Chung    Buford GA   

Dalia Medovnikov    Woodbridge CT    

Olivia C. Prendergast    Penn Valley PA    

Lilith Sarkar    Los Altos CA    

Taryn Surratt    Houston TX    

Caroline Wolfe    Dallastown PA

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We invite semi-finalists to make the most of their selection by announcing it on their facebook page, tweeting the news, and including a link to this announcement on their website or blog.

Here is a sample announcement:

"Great News! I've just been selected as a semi-finalist in the (blank) division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts. Here's the link: (copy link here). The American Prize will be announcing finalists in my division later in the summer. You can learn more about this prestigious national competition here: www.theamericanprize.org or follow the news on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-American-Prize-celebrating-American-excellence-in-the-arts/214320622728 or Twitter: https://twitter.com/americanprize "

Please feel free to modify or expand this announcement to suit your needs.

Congratulations to all semi-finalists.




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