McCammon Voice Competition cancels finals and awards 30 semi-finalists
Fort Worth Opera (FWO) and the McCammon Voice Competition announced today that the 2020 Competition has been cancelled due to uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled to take place April 3 and 4, the competition was postponed until the fall.
The Committee has decided that each of the thirty semi-finalists will be granted an award of $300 to provide some financial relief during these difficult times, the organizer says. Semi-finalists will also be highlighted on the websites and social media platforms of both organizations in the months ahead.
The 2020 semi-finalist competitors are SeokJong Baek, Rachel Blaustein, Leah Brzyski, Teresa Castillo, Wonjin Choi, Taylor Comstock, Joshua Conyers, Sylvia D’Eramo, Jesse Donner, Dylan Elza, Jessica Faselt, Rudolph Giron, Elana Gleason, Jana McIntyre, LaMarcus Miller, Megan Moore, Tshilidzi Ndou, Alexandra Nowakowski, Ndumiso Nyoka, John Park, Nikola Printz, Matthew Reese, Alexandra Rodrick, Brooklyn Snow, Catherine Swindle, Wm. Clay Thompson, Elena Villalón, Ethan Vincent, Boya Wei, and Junbo Zhou.