|Enrico Caruso at Canio in I Pagliacci|
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, please like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter #AmericanPrize, where that information will be published first.
All contestants are reminded they are responsible for the viability of their online links to audition materials. Those links must remain active until complete results in the contest are announced officially. Questions, or to make us aware of any misprints in the listings below, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Opera Performance—professional division,
Maria Sensi Sellner
Resonance Works/ Pittsburgh
Queen City Opera
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Opera Performance—college/university division, 2017-18
Emily A. Bullock
West Chester University
West Chester PA
OperaTheatre of Yale College
New Haven CT
The Cunning Little Vixen
Arizona State University Lyric Opera Theatre
OSU Opera Theatre
Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi
University of South Dakota
David Holdhusen, conductor
The Marriage of Figaro
Rebecca Renfro Grimes
Sam Houston State University
Speed Dating Tonight (Michael Ching)
University of NC at Greensboro
Darren P. Lawson
Bob Jones University
C. Stanley Eby, conductor
Justin John Moniz
Florida State University Student Opera Society
Alex Favazza, conductor
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Isai Jess Munoz
University of Delaware Opera Workshop Ensemble
In Love and War (Monteverdi)
University of Wisconsin—Madison
The Night Bell (Donizetti)
Kirk A. Severtson
The Crane School of Music, SUNY—Potsdam
The Tender Land
The Beggar's Opera
Hydrogen Jukebox (Glass)
We invite semi-finalists to make the most of their selection by announcing it on social media, and including a link to this announcement on their website or blog.
Here is a sample announcement:
"Great News! Our ensemble has 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 the division soon. 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.