2017 Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners and all finalists who competed at the Santa Barbara convention in January 2017!

OPERA DIVISION I

First Place

Pepperdine University - Malibu, CA
Don Giovanni, Act I, Scene I        W. A. Mozart

 

Second Place

University of Nebraska - Omaha, NE
Street Scene, Act II, Scene 2 duet scene      Kurt Weill

 

Finalists—

Samford University, scene from Street Scene

Central Washington University, scene from Old Maid and the Thief


MUSICAL THEATRE DIVISION

First Place

University of Nebraska - Omaha, NE
Annie Get Your Gun, Act 2, Scene 8 duet "Anything You Can Do"      Irving Berlin

 

Second Place

University of Nevada - Las Vegas, NV
Kiss Me, Kate, Act I duet, "I Hate Men/Were Thine That Special Face"    Cole Porter

 

Finalists—

West Texas A&M University, scene from On the Town

Virginia Tech, scene from Me and My Girl

OPERA DIVISION II

First Place

University of Colorado - Boulder, CO
Die Fledermaus, Act II, "The Watch Duet"     Johann Strauss

 

Second Place

Central Washington University - Ellensburg, WA
Falstaff, Act I, Part 2        Giuseppe Verdi

 

Finalists—

Sam Houston State University, scene from Le Nozze di Figaro

University of Missouri, scene from Pagliacci

 

2017 Finals Judges: Barbara Clark, Jay Dean, Suzanna Guzmán, James Marvel, Dawn Neely