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Vocal Vision Awards 2016

April 4th, 2016 · No Comments

From Director of Opera UCLA Peter Kazaras:

“The results are in for the inaugural Vocal Vision Awards at UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, held on Sunday afternoon April 3, 2016. A distinguished panel of three judges including Robin Guarino (Professor of Opera and J. Ralph Corbett Distinguished Chair in Opera at University of Cincinnati ? College-Conservatory of Music), Yuval Sharon (Stage Director, founder of The Industry and Artist-in-Residence at the Los Angeles Philharmonic) and Stacy Brightman (Director of Education and Community Programs at Los Angeles Opera) awarded the following prizes:

First Prize: Nathan Granner, MM2
Second Prize: Annie Sherman, MM2
Third Prize: David Childs, Senior

Sixteen students competed, and all were accompanied beautifully by Victoria Kirsch, who put in a monumental amount of work.

The Vocal Vision Awards were made possible by a generous gift from Suzanne Weiss Morgen, who created the Awards in memory of her mother and grandmother. Suzanne herself won the Sinatra prize in her junior year at UCLA, and has decided to give back in this meaningful way to our current students.

Congratulations to all who competed ? the performances were outstanding and the audience was thrilled.”


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