Facebook page or follow us on Twitter #AmericanPrize, where that information will be published first.
If you are not a finalist this year, please remember that the contests
are not yet over. The American Prize reserves the right to award
Honorable Mentions and Citations for Special Achievement to any
contestant, regardless of final placement.
TAP has honored a
number of semi-finalists and quarter finalists in the past--to recognize
a unique talent or focus, unusual repertoire, vital programming or
Citations and Honorable Mentions are usually awarded at
the same time as winners and runners-up, but can be presented at any
time up to the last winners' announcement this fall.
Please make us aware of any misprints in the listings below by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—professional opera division (women)
Elizabeth Baldwin Sylvania OH
Ashlee Bickley Ft Wayne IN
Adelaide Boedecker Sarasota FL
Samantha Britt New York NY
Gwendolyn Brown Chicago IL
Rosa D'Imperio New York NY
Annie Gill Baltimore MD
Kristin Gornstein Brooklyn NY
Jeni Houser Chicago IL
Jodi Karem Brooklyn NY
Aundi Marie Moore Bowie MD
Benedetta Orsi New York NY
Anne Slovin Chicago IL
Rachel Sparrow Evanston IL
The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—college/university opera division (women)
Tascha Anderson Helena MT
Sarah Bauer Bossier City LA
Kelsey Debner Austin TX
Clare Demer Tucson AZ
Julia DiFiore Gainesville FL
Lauren K. Frey Pittsburgh PA
Melissa Krueger Kingwood TX
Janese Lewis Jackson MS
Lydia Pion Gibsonville NC
Samantha Simon Hawthorne NJ
Stacey Trenteseaux Hattiesburg MS
The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—high school opera division (women)
Sarah Aaldering Los Gatos CA
Gwyneth Campbell New York NY
Nicole Koh Daly City CA
Taryn Surratt Houston TX
We encourage 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:
News! I've just been selected as a 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 winners in my division next month. 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 finalists.