Congratulations to the Winners of the MGF Vocal Competition in Collaboration with the Vero Beach Opera!
31 March 2013
1ST PRIZE $10,000 DAVID PERSHALL, BARITONE (sponsored by MGF and VBO)
2ND PRIZE $5,000 MATTHEW NEWLIN, TENOR (by Eva Franchi -The Sergio Franchi Music Foundation)
3RD PRIZE $3,000 VIKTOR ANTIPENKO, TENOR (Sponsored by the VBO)
$1,000 NOMHER NARITO NIVAL, TENOR- (by Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Steyer)
$1,000 ERIC JURENAS COUNTER, TENOR- (by Webster/Shay)
$1,000 JASON SLAYDEN, TENOR (by Boston Barricades)
ENCOURAGEMENT PRIZES FROM “THE DEBORAH VOIGT/VERO BEACH OPERA FOUNDATION”
$1,000 RACHEL ARKY, MEZZO SOPRANO
$1,000 HEATHER PHILLIPS, SOPRANO
TEATRO LA FENICE 2014/2015 SEASON –TO BE ANNOUNCED
VERO BEACH OPERA -2014 SEASON – MATIAS MARIANI, TENOR
CRESTED BUTTE MUSIC FESTIVAL -2014/15 SEASON – RYAN MILSTEAD, BARITONE
MASTER CLASSES AT TEATRO MASSIMO BELLINI DI CATANIA, SICILY, ITALY:
ASHLEY THOURET, SOPRANO
JIYOUNG JO, SOPRANO
27 March 2013
MGF Vocal Competition Update:
Two days of auditions in Vero Beach have been very exciting.
Some really wonderful singers.
Here are the semi-finalists from the first two days.
Congratulations to all!!
Viktor Antipendo, Tenor
Rachel Arky, Mezzo
Nathalie Avila, Soprano
Sarah Beckham, Soprano
Valerie Belanger, Soprano
Jared Bybee, Baritone
Samantha B. Daniel, Soprano
Betsy Diaz, Soprano
Sarah Moulton Faux, Soprano
Jiyoung Jo, Sorprano
Eric Jurenas, Counter-tenor
Matias Mariani, Tenor
Ryan Milstead, Baritone
Nomher Narito Nival, Tenor
Matthew Newlin, Tenor
David Pershall, Baritone
Heather Phillips, Soprano
Jason Slayden, Tenor
Alex Soare, B-baritone
Kaley Soderquist, Soprano
Ashley Thouret, Soprano
Laura Whittenberger, Soprano
16 January 2013
Join the MGF and renowned Mezzo-Soprano Joyce DiDonato as she teaches a master class to young upcoming singers.
Ms. DiDonato will be starring throughout January in Maria Stuarda at the Metropolitan Opera
January 16th, 2013 5:30-7:00PM
... Metropolitan Opera Guild Learning Center Samuel B. & David Rose Building, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza – 6th Floor
For Ticket Reservations please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with name and number in party.
Tickets will be held at the entrance to the event.
Advance Tickets: $15. Day of the Event: $20
**The MGF is very grateful for Ms. DiDonato for donation of her time and talent at this event replacing Giuseppe Filianoti, who sadly was forced to cancel because of a lingering cough.**