2011 Met Opera Mid-South Auditions Winner

Results of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Mid-South Region Auditions held Saturday, February 5, 2011, at the Germantown Performing Arts Center–

Andrea Trusty

•  First prize went to Andrea Trusty, soprano, from Ezel, Kentucky. (Kentucky District) She will advance to the national semi-finals in New York.
•  Second prize went to Amanda Woodbury, soprano, from Crestwood, Kentucky. (Middle/East Tennessee District)
•  Third prize and the stage presence award went to Reginald Smith, baritone, from Lexington, Kentucky. (Kentucky District)
•  Award for best diction went to Jeremiah Johnson, baritone, from Memphis, TN. (West Tennessee/Mississippi District)

Thanks to Mark Ensley of the University of Memphis for the audition information.

The complete list of singers who competed in the 2011 Mid-South Region audition can be found here.

The national semi-finals will be held in New York City on Sunday, March 6, 2011, with the National Grand Finals Concert at the Met on Sunday, March 13, 2011.


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