Winners of Angelone Teen Voice Competition Announced

Rochester Lyric Opera is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015-16 Jonathan B. Angelone High School Voice Competition, adjudicated by Jessica Best, Kathy Perconti, Kathryn Cowdrick, Linda Foster, Deborah Conquest and Allyn Van Dusen. The competition was held on November 8, 2015 at the Lyric Theatre on East Avenue, in two divisions, Classical and Music Theatre. The winners receive cash prizes and an opportunity perform a concert at the Lyric Theatre.

The winners of the Classical Division are:

1st Place:  Megan Hull, soprano
2nd Place: Natalia Hulse, soprano
3rd Place: Drew Sprague, tenor

 to R: Drew, Megan, Natalia

The winners of the Music Theatre Division are:

1st Place:  Abigail DeWitte
2nd Place: Mark Mitrano
3rd Place: Sydney Howard
Honorable Mention: CJ Garbin

 to R: Abby, Sydney, CJ, Mark

We extend our sincerest thanks and best wishes to all the contestants and their accompanists. Watch this website for an announcement of the date of the Angelone concert. (Click on images to enlarge view.)

Finalists L to R:
Drew Sprague, Megan Hull, Courtney Sander, Abby DeWitte, Gemma Vodacek,
Mark Mitrano, CJ Garbin, Natalia Hulse, Katya Lyubomirsky