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Winners of the 2021 NOA Vocal Competition Virtual

Eighteen finalists competed in the two divisions of the 2021 Carolyn Bailey and Dominick Argento Vocal Competition, held virtually on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Viewers watching live voted on special $500 Audience Favorite awards in each division (see below).  Congratulations to all the winners!

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Jacob Scharfman

1st Place Artist Division

Kathryn Henry

2nd Place Artist Division

Alexandra Razskazoff

3rd Place Artist Division

Sara Lucille Law

Audience Favorite
Artist Division

Blake Denson

1st Place Scholarship Division and Legacy Award

Shannon Keegan

2nd Place Scholarship Division

Magdalena Kuzma

3rd Place and Audience Favorite
Scholarship Division

Scholarship Division Finalists:
  • Gabrielle Anne Barkidjija, Mezzo soprano (River Forest, IL)
  • Blake A Denson, Baritone (Paducah, KY)
  • William Desbiens, Baritone (Québec, Canada)
  • Mishael Eusebio, Tenor (Toronto, Ontario)
  • Julia Gershkoff, Soprano (East Greenwich, RI)
  • Shannon Patricia Aniko Keegan, Mezzo soprano (Naperville, IL)
  • Magdalena Kuzma, Soprano (New York City, NY)
  • Joseph Tancredi, Tenor (Bayville, NY)
Artist Division Finalists:
  • Caroline Camp Corrales, Soprano (Saint Louis, MO)
  • Kathryn Henry, Soprano (Sheboygan, WI)
  • Helen Zhibing Huang, Soprano (Richmond, VA)
  • Jonathan Kaufman, Tenor (Charlotte, NC)
  • Sara Lucille Law, Soprano (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Siena Licht Miller, Mezzo soprano (Portland, OR)
  • Bryan Murray, Baritone (West Babylon, NY)
  • Alexandra Razskazoff, Soprano (Silver Spring, MD)
  • Mikayla Sager, Soprano (Vancouver, BC)
  • Jacob Scharfman, Baritone (Boston, MA)

Scholarship Division Finalists

Scholarship Division Finalists

Artist Division Finalists

Artist Division Finalists