Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall
Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Congratulations to all who participated in the Northwest Regional Finals!
Advancing to New York Semi Finals Monday, February 24, 2020:
- 1st place: Soprano Cara Gabrielson, Age 28, Portland, Oregon, $5,000.00
- 2nd Place: Tenor Alec Carlson, Age 28, Red Oak, Iowa, $3,000.00
- 3rd Place: Mezzo Soprano, Siena Licht Miller, Age 25, Portland, Oregon, $2,000.00
Audience Favorite: Tenor Alec Carlson, $200 prize awarded.
All contestants received $500 for competing.
Pictured From Left To Right:
Saori Debruyn, Soprano
Lindsay Webber, Soprano
Jordan Bownan, Soprano
Cara Gabrielson, Soprano
Alec Carlson, Tenor
Siena Licht Miller, Mezzo-Soprano
Lauren Kulesa, Soprano
Ann-Marie Macintosh, Soprano
Geoffrey Schellenberg, Baritone
William Goforth, Tenor
Lauren McQuistin, Soprano
Aria Minasian, Mezzo-Soprano
Paul Hopper, Associate Artistic Administrator, Metropolitan Opera
Christina Scheppelman, General Director, Seattle Opera
Brian Speck, Director of the Houston Grand Opera (HGO) Studio
Northwest Region Finals
February 10, 2019
Congratulations to mezzo-soprano, Camille Sherman of Portland, Oregon, winner of today's MONC NW Regionals. She will travel to the Met for the semi-finals March 24. Soprano Mariah Wilcox, Las Vegas, Nevada, took second place.
Tied for third place were were soprano Nicole Brooks, Westaskiwin, Alberta, and Jasmin White, Portland, Oregon. Bravi Tutti!
Accompanist David McDade played piano for every singer. Guest Artist Morgan Smith sang and answered questions from singers while the judges deliberated.