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The American Prize is pleased to announce SEMI-FINALIST women in opera and operetta 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 art song/oratorio was 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: 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.
The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—opera & operetta, professional division (women), 2018-19
Glen Ellyn IL
Kansas City MO
Emily Yocum Black
Taylor Hillary Boykins
San Diego CA
San Francisco CA
New York NY
Kirsten C. Kunkle
Susanna R. Lauer
Dana Lynne Varga
The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—opera & operetta, college/university division (women), 2018-19
Grand Rapids MI
Hei Lee Law
Los Angeles CA
Sarah Clementine Mire
San Antonio TX
Luisa Kay Reyes
Julia Claire Taylor
The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—opera & operetta, high school division (women), 2018-19
West Hartford CT
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.