The eleventh annual Quest for the Best was held March 29, 2014, at Holsclaw Hall on the UA campus. Attendees heard 15 promising young singers (7 undergraduates and 8 graduate students) and enjoyed a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception. The awards, determined by audience ballot, are shown below.
|$1500||OGSA in honor of Suzanne and|
|Jenina Gallaway, soprano|
|OGSA||Humberto Borboa, tenor|
|Carol and John Garrard and|
The Opera Glass Magazine
|Dori Smith, soprano|
|Cynthia M. Hagerman and OGSA||Ivette Ortiz, soprano|
|Robin Coon||Kaitrin Cunningham, soprano|
|OGSA||Brian McNiff, tenor|
|$1000||Arizona Opera Company||Melanie Alameda, soprano|
|$750||Patricia and Patrick Schifano &|
Susan and Frank Finkenberg
|Caroline Crawford, soprano|
|Russo, Russo & Slania, P.C. & OGSA||Michelle Perrier, soprano|
|The Swedish Award,|
from Eva & Hans Bennich
|Jordan Wilson, soprano|
The technical staff of the UA School of Music graciously recorded all the arias. You can listen and/or download them by clicking on the files below, shown in the order performed.
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