Saturday, December 1, 2018

SEMI-FINALISTS: Women in Art Song & Oratorio, 2018-19

Friedrich Schorr as Wotan
This listing was updated on 12/6/18 to include the name of an additional applicant transferred from the opera competition.—DK

The American Prize is pleased to announce SEMI-FINALIST women in art song & oratorio for 2018-19, The FRIEDRICH and VIRGINIA SCHORR MEMORIAL AWARD in VOICE. Congratulations! (Be sure to check all divisions. The American Prize may have moved an audition to a more appropriate category.) 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. Semi-finalist women in opera will be published separately.

All contestants are reminded they are responsible for the viability of their online links to audition materials. Those links must remain active until the end of the contest year. Questions, or to make us aware of any misprints in the listings below, please email: theamericanprize@gmail.com

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. A sample announcement may be found at the end of the post.


The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—art song/oratorio, professional division (women),  2018-19

Lauren Auge
Kansas City MO  
   
Katherine Beck
Denver CO  
   
Elizabeth Ann Benson
Auburn AL  
   
Emily Yocum Black
Paducah KY  
   
Johanna Bronk
Newton MA  
   
Diana Cantrelle
Columbia MD  
   
Jaely Chamberlain
Centreville VA  
   
Megan Elizabeth Cook
Chicago IL  
   
Ann Belluso Cravero
West Des Moines IA  
  
Donata Cucinotta
Seymour IN  
   
Carolyne Dalmonte
San Diego CA  
   
Joan Marie Dauber
Chicago IL  
   
Frances Fenton
Houston TX  
   
Olga Perez Flora
Reno NV  
   
Sarah Hawkey
Brooklyn NY
   
Melanie Helton
East Lansing MI
   
Anna Christine Hersey
Oshkosh WI  
   
Alexandra Jerinic
San Francisco CA  
   
Laura Kay
New York NY  
  
Melissa Kornacki
Damascus MD
   
Ewa Kowcz-Fair
Chicago IL
   
Kirsten C. Kunkle
Wilmington DE  
   
Kim Leeds
Lincoln MA  
   
Alice Anne Light
Kansas City MO  
   
Brittany Michaelsen-Mulkey
Cedar Park TX  
   
Valeria Sokolova Ore
Las Vegas NV
  
Leandra Ramm
Pittsburg CA  
   
Alissa Rose
Westboro PA  
   
Penelope Shumate
Macomb IL  
   
Emma Sorenson
Chicago IL  
   
Emily Sternfeld-Dunn
Wichita KS  
   
Letitia Stevens
Walden MA  
   
Christine Steyer
Oak Park IL  
   
Anna Tonna
Bronx NY  
   
Melissa Treinkman
Venice CA  
   
Nicole Van Every
Norman OK  
   
Jamie Van Eyck
Waco TX  
   
Dana Lynne Varga
Brighton MA  
   
Katie Walders
La Mesa CA  
   
Ivy Walz
Candor NY  
     


The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—art song/oratorio, college/university division (women),  2018-19

Alyce Daubenspeck
Nazareth PA  
   
Marina Davis
San Francisco CA  
   
Clare Demer
Tucson AZ  

Claire Dillahunty
Heath TX
   
Carley Duet
Cut Off LA  
   
Francesca Federico
New York NY  
   
Makeda Hampton
Lexington KY  
   
Christine Jobson
Miramar FL  
   
Victoria Lawal
Los Angeles CA  
   
Shaina Martinez
Germantown MD  
   
Sophia Mintas
Greensburg PA  
   
Theodora Ivanova Nestorova
Acton MA  
   
Samantha Noonan
Lincoln NE  
   
Galen Otten
Rochester NY

Jennifer Piazza-Pick
Columbia MD    

Therese Pircon
Macomb IL  
   
Michelle Ravitsky
San Antonio TX  
   
Veronica Richer
Bryan OH  
   
Tessa Romano
Boulder CO  
   
Emily Simmons
Phoenix AZ  
      
Julia Claire Taylor
Lawrence KS  



The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—art song/oratorio, high school division (men),  2018-19

Pauline Rogers
Fremont CA  
   
Alea Vernon
Cheshire CT  
   
Victoria Lourdes Whatley
Fairhope AL  


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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 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.






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