Shirley Rabb Winston Voice Scholarship Recipients

2018 Recipients

Lindsey Reynolds, 19, Pittsburgh Chapter, $2,100, to attend the Chautauqua Summer Institute in Chautauqua, NY.

Jeannie Miller, 19, El Paso Chapter, $2,000, to attend the AIMS in Graz, Austria, this summer.

Aaron Crouch, 19, Washington, DC, Chapter, $1,900, to attend the Chautauqua Summer Institute in Chautauqua, NY.

Sophia Hunt, 20, New Jersey Chapter, $1,800, for private voice lessons with Dr. Sherry Overholt.

Bradley Bickhardt, 22, Bloomington Chapter, $1,000, for graduate studies at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

Matthew Soibelman, 21, Greater Arizona Chapter, $1,000, to attend the Chautauqua Summer Institute in Chautauqua, NY.

Clara Reeves, 18, Virginia/North Carolina Chapter, $1,000, to attend Tanglewood Institute in Boston, MA, this summer.

Veronica Siebert, 17 Virginia/North Carolina Chapter, $600, to attend the Wesley Balk Opera Institute’s summer program.

Olympia Hatzilambrou, 16, Washington, DC, Chapter, $600, to attend the Washington National Opera Institute this summer.

2018 Judges

Jane Bunnell, mezzo soprano, who has enjoyed a long association with the Metropolitan Opera where she has sung 30 roles in more than 350 performances. She joined the faculty at Michigan State University’s College of Music in August, 2015, as professor of voice.

Maestro Joseph Rescigno, conductor, best known for his work in opera in North America and Europe. Since 1981, he has served as Artistic Advisor and Principal Conductor for the Florentine Opera Company in Milwaukee. His commitment to young musicians and singers, returns him each year to La Musica Lirica, a summer program for singers in Northern Italy, where he has been Music Director since 2005.

Millicent Scarlett, soprano, received her Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Brandon University in Canada and her Master of Music in Opera from the University of Maryland. Currently Ms. Scarlett resides in Maryland and is a professor at George Washington University in Washington, DC, and is part of an actively performing voice faculty.

2017 Recipients

Elena Stalnaker, 17, Bloomington Chapter, $2,000, to attend a summer voice program at Brevard Music Center

Sarah Nalty, 18, Washington, D.C. Chapter, $2,000, to attend either Little Patuxent Opera Institute or Boston Summer Program.

Sarah Aaldering, 17, Greater Phoenix Chapter, $1,500, Oberlin in Italy or Chautauqua, NY.

Madeline Whitesell, 22, Central Illinois Chapter, $1,500, for private voice lessons with Cynthia Hayman-Coleman and coaching with Sussanna Lemberskaya.

Giana Gagliardotto, 17, Clearwater/Tampa Chapter, $1,000, for a summer voice program, possibly Boston.

Isabelle Scott, 17, Florida East Coast Chapter, $1,000, for intensive voice training with Marilyn Mims.

Lydia Graham, 18, Kentucky Chapter, $1,000, for study at the Chautauqua Institution Voice Program this summer.

Austin Cripe, 22, Clearwater/Tampa Chapter, $1,000, for study at the Brevard Opera Program.

David Davani, 22, Greater New York Chapter, $1,000, for voice lessons and coaching.

2017 Judges

Jane Bunnell, mezzo soprano, who has enjoyed a long association with the Metropolitan Opera where she has sung 30 roles in more than 350 performances. She joined the faculty at Michigan State University’s College of Music in August, 2015, as professor of voice.

Maestro Joseph Rescigno, conductor, best known for his work in opera in North America and Europe. Since 1981, he has served as Artistic Advisor and Principal Conductor for the Florentine Opera Company in Milwaukee. His commitment to young musicians and singers, returns him each year to La Musica Lirica, a summer program for singers in Northern Italy, where he has been Music Director since 2005.

Renay Landsman is an American voice and opera coach who was a protégé of Alberta Masiello, Italian repertoire coach at the Metropolitan Opera. She studied at Oberlin Conservatory with Seymour Lipkin. She has coached productions for the Florentine Opera Company and National Opera of the Dominican Republic.

2016 Recipients

Michael Pandolfo, Kentucky Chapter
Mary Burke, Washington, D.C. Chapter
Ruby Dibble, St. Louis Chapter
Dorothy Gal, Florida East Coast Chapter.
Javier Castellanos, New York/Chautauqua Chapter
Kathryn Aman, New Jersey Chapter

2015 Recipients

Amy Broadbent, Washington DC Chapter
Caitlin Daniels, El Paso Chapter
Kresley Claire Figueroa, Greater Arizona Chapter
Thomas West, Birmingham Chapter
Mary Catherine Wright, Kentucky Chapter
Melissa Zgouridi, Chautauqua Chapter

2014 Recipients

Jonathan Champ, Washington DC Chapter
Benjamin Dickerson, New Jersey Chapter
Kresley Claire Figueroa, Greater Arizona Chapter
Anastasia Malliares, Central Illinois Chapter
Virginia Mims, Florida East Coast Chapter
Philip Stoddard, Greater Arizona Chapter
Julie Strauser, Bloomington Chapter
Crystal Vanrell, Birmingham Chapter
Matthew White, Virginia/North Carolina Chapter

2013 Recipients

Erika Baikoff, New Jersey Chapter
Ellen Catherine Chew, Ohio River Valley Chapter
Sammy Huh, Chautauqua Chapter
Margaret Flanigan, Chautauqua Chapter
Elizabeth Maurey, Bloomington Chapter
Virginia Mims, Florida East Coast Chapter
Vanessa Naghdi, Virginia/North Carolina Chapter
Royce Strider, St. Louis Chapter

2012 Recipients

Clare Demer, Greater Arizona Chapter Calvin T. Griffin, El Paso Chapter
Christian Ketter, Evanston Chapter
Johnathan McCullough, Pittsburgh Chapter
Riley Svatos, Bloomington Chapter
Jessica True, Bloomington Chapter
Jermaine Woodard, Virginia/North Carolina Chapter

2011 Recipients

Frederick Ballantine, Ohio River Valley Chapter
Lilla Heinrich-Szasz, New Jersey Chapter
Alize Roznyai, Pittsburgh Chapter
Amy Shaffer, Florida East Coast Chapter
Elizabeth Sutphen, Chautauqua Chapter
Hannah Zazzaro, Clearwater/Tampa Bay Chapter

2010 Recipients

Brabdon P. Cedel, Pittsburgh Chapter
Calvin T. Griffin, Ohio River Valley Chapter
Lilla Heinrich-Szasz, New Jersey Chapter
Ian A. McEwen, Pittsburgh Chapter
Jason C. Ryan, Clearwater/Tampa Bay Chapter
Nadine Christine Sierra, Florida East Coast Chapter
Megan A. Slack, Ohio River Valley Chapter
Crystal R. Vanrell, Birmingham Chapter
Thomas Waugh, Virginia/North Carolina Chapter

2009 Recipients

Loralee C. Culbert, Bloomington Chapter
Rachael K. E. Hirsch, Greater Arizona Chapter
Marisa Karchin, New Jersey Chapter
Joseph D. Lattanzi, Ohio River Valley Chapter
Ashley J. Park, Mid-Michigan Chapter
Alize F. Rozsnyai, Bloomington Chapter
Philip T. Stoddard, Greater Arizona Chapter

2008 Recipients

Timothy Gilbert Beeken, Birmingham Chapter
Patrick Rodger Dailey, Washington DC Chapter
Bridgette K. Gan, Pittsburgh Chapter
Shawn David Mlynek, Pittsburgh Chapter
Ashley J. Park, Mid-Michigan Chapter
Annie J. Rago, Pittsburgh Chapter
James-Grant B. Robertson, Evanston Chapter
Alize F. Rozsnyai, Bloomington Chapter
Amanda Therese Russo, Bloomington Chapter
Nadine Christine Sierra, New Jersey Chapter
Jeffrey Abel Taveras, New Jersey Chapter

2007 Recipients

Rachel Helen Arky, New Jersey Chapter
John Alexander Brancy, New Jersey Chapter
Ashley Danille Burroughs, Pittsburgh Chapter
Whitney Nicole Corbett, New Jersey Chapter
Ryan Jeffery Downey, Greater Arizona Chapter
Lauren L. Francovich, Central Illinois Chapter
Bridgette K. Gan, Pittsburgh Chapter

2006 Recipients

Stephanie A. Ball, Greater Arizona Chapter
Ariel T. Pistorino, Greater Arizona Chapter
Joshua David Quinn, Clearwater/Tampa Bay Chapter
Adrian Nathaniel Smith, Virginia/North Carolina Chapter

2005 Recipients

Axel Hunter Anderson, New Jersey Chapter
Rachel Helen Arky, New Jersey Chapter
Allan Palacios Chan, Washington DC Chapter
Marc Andrew Day, Central Illinois Chapter
Christina Marie Goyne, Virginia/North Carolina Chapter
Courtney Nicole Huffman, Central Illinois Chapter
Sepideh Maofi, Greater Arizona Chapter
Adelaide Beth Muir, Central Illinois Chapter