All the contestants at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Southeast Region Auditions, held Feb. 15, 2015 at 2 pm at Spivey Hall in Morrow, GA, pictured below after the awards ceremony.
Pictured left to right:
- William Davenport, tenor, SC District, first place
- Reginald Smith, Jr, baritone, GA District, first place
- Brian Mextorf, baritone, NC District, second place
The two Southeast Region first place winners, William and Reginald, advance to the Semi-Finals at The Metropolitan Opera in NYC!
Southeast Region First place winners William Davenport and Reginald Smith pictured with Gayletha Nichols, Executive Director for the MONC auditions.
The Encouragement Award winners pictured left to right, Gretchen Krupp, mezzo-soprano, NC District; Trey Smagur, tenor, GA District; and Corinthia Sims, soprano; SC District.
Southeast Region winners and Encouragement Award winners pictured with MONC Regional Officer Margaret Talmadge Howell