2017 GA District MONC Auditions

by on November 18, 2017

On Saturday, November 18, 2017, members of The Opera Guild for Atlanta gathered at Kopleff Recital Hall on the Georgia State University campus to hear twenty-one young singers audition for the Georgia District Metropolitan Opera National Council (MONC).

Many thanks to this year’s judges, listed Left to Right below with Opera Guild for Atlanta members:

  • J. Barry Shrenk, Director of Membership and Finance for the MONC Southeast Region
  • Ruth Golden, MONC GA District Judge, soprano
  • Nicholas Russell,  MONC GA District Judge, Boston Lyric Opera
  • John Hoomes,  MONC GA District Judge, Nashville Opera
  • Margaret Talmadge Howell, Chairman, MONC Southeast Region
  • Bradley Howard,MONC Regional Auditions Co-Director
  • W. Dwight Coleman, President, The Opera Guild for Atlanta

MONC, judges, Opera Guild for Atlanta

Pictured left to right below are the 2017 MONC Georgia District winners with the co-directors:

  • Alexis Lundy, MONC Georgia District Auditions Co-Director
  • Amy Smithwick, soprano, Georgia District Winner
  • Clay Young, tenor, Georgia District Winner
  • Jasmine Habersham, soprano, Georgia District Winner
  • Robert Fridlender, baritone, The Rebekah Clark Cooledge Encouragement Award Winner
  • Christina Howell, MONC Georgia District Auditions Co-Director

Congratulations to all the young singers who participated in the 2017 MONC Georgia District Auditions!

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