Winners of the 5th MGF/Vero Beach Opera Vocal Competition 2015

11 April 2015

Winners of the 5th MGF/Vero Beach Opera Vocal Competition 2015

The Winners

1st. prize,  $10,000 Anthony Clark Evans, Baritone
2nd. prize $  5,000 J'nai Bridges, Mezzo Soprano
3rd. prize  $ 3,000 Beibei Guan, Soprano
4 $1,000 Encouragement awards:
Jarrett Ott, baritone (Tommy Steyer & Simonetta Steyer $1,000 Encouragement Award)
Julie Miller, Mezzo Soprano (Deborah Voigt/Vero Beach Opera Foundation $1,000 Encouragement)
Allegra de Vita, Mezzo Soprano (Susan Neves $1,000 Encouragement Award)
Christine Suits, Soprano (Shay-Webster $1,000 Encouragement)
3 Awards of Master Classes with room and board in Catania, Sicily, Italy in 2016:
Anthony Ciaramitaro, Tenor
Beibei Guan, Soprano
Christine Suits, Soprano

11 April 2015

Semi Finalists in the MGF/Vero Beach Opera Vocal Competition

9 April 2015


The MGF Vocal Competition is underway.  Following is a list of semi-finalists in no particular order.  Best of luck to all the semi-finalists and a big thank you to all the wonderful young singers that were heard in the preliminaries.

Jing Zhang
Ryan Kuster
Anna Zaytseva
Jessie Nguenang
J'nai Bridges
Jeanine De Bique
Mary Claire Curran
Anthony Ciaramitaro
John Kaneklides
Jasmine Muhammad
Hector Mir
Christine Suits
Julie Miller
Anthony Evans
Alison King
Antonina Chekhovskaya
Allison Lonstein
Allegra De Vita
Jarrett Ott
Megan Barrera
Marinel Cruz
Beibei Guan


VERO BEACH - 5th International Vocal Competion Marcello Giordani Foundation - April 6-10, 2015

29 December 2014

The Marcello Giordani Foundation (MGF), in collaboration with and under the sponsorship of Vero Beach Opera, will hold its 5th International Vocal Competition from April 6 to 10, 2015 in Vero Beach, Florida.  The preliminaries, the semi-finals and the finals in concert form are open to the public. The finals concert will take place on April 10 at 7:00 p.m. and will provide the general public with a unique opportunity to experience an important aspect of the performing arts.

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