Shorter Music Winners

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Rome Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition Winners

  • 2 winners in voice
  • 1 winner in piano

Metropolitan Opera Guild Auditions

  • 28 State Metropolitan Opera Guild Auditions Winners
  • 11 Southeastern Regional Metropolitan Opera Winners
  • 12 Semi-finalists in the National Metropolitan Opera Competition
  • 5 National Metropolitan Opera Winners

Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Collegiate Artist Performance Competition

  • 25 Southeastern Regional Winners (voice, piano, organ, composition)
  • 20 MTNA National Finalists (voice, piano, organ, composition)
  • 7 MTNA National First Place Winners (5 voice, 1 organ)

Mobile Opera Competition

  • 3 Winners

Grand Prix lyrique de Monte-Carlo, Monaco

  • 1 Winner le prix du public

American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS), Meistersinger Competition, Graz, Austria

  • 1 First Place, also winner of Audience Vote

National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

  • 134 State First Place Winners since 1982
  • 140Regional NATS First Place Winners since 1982

Georgia Music Teachers Association (GMTA)

  • 27 First Place Winners in Voice since 1985
  • 19 First Place Winners in Piano since 1981
  • 7 First Place Winners in Organ since 1981
  • 4 First Place Composition Winners

National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC)

  • 2 State Winners in Voice
  • 2 State Winners in Organ
  • 5 State Winners in Piano
  • 1 Southeast Regional Winner in Piano
  • 2 Southeast Regional Winners in Organ
  • 2 National Finalists in Organ
  • 1 National Finalist in Piano

American College Theatre Festival (Kennedy Center)

  • 8 Outstanding Performers (2003, 2005,2007)

Atlanta Music Club Competition

  • 7 First Place Winners
  • 2 Second Place Winner

Pro-Mozart Society of Atlanta Competition

  • 1 First Place Winner

Atlanta Community Orchestra Concerto Competition

  • 2 First Place Winners

Josef Hoffmann [International] Piano Competition

  • 2 Finalists

Honors of The Shorter Chorale include:

  • the New York premiere of a major choral work at Carnegie Hall in 1994 and a second Carnegie Hall appearance in 2002;
  • chosen by taped audition to tour Russia in 1992 becoming the first American choir to perform at the original Kremlin in Novgorod;
  • the only American choir to perform at A Coeur Joie, a French choral festival;
  • the resident opera chorus at the Hellbrun Festival in Salzburg, Austria;
  • in May 2002, they performed the Duruflé Requiem with orchestra in Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Greece;
  • Other international concert venues include performances in Spain, Yugoslavia, Germany, Poland, The Czech Republic, England and The Vatican, Rome, Italy.

SHORTER GRADUATES

Shorter graduates have been awarded contracts singing with:

  • the Metropolitan Opera
  • New York City Opera
  • San Francisco Opera
  • Portland Opera
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago
  • Indianapolis Opera
  • Houston Grand Opera
  • Atlanta Opera
  • New Orleans Opera
  • Pittsburgh Opera
  • Sarasota Opera
  • Banff Opera (Canada)
  • Bremen Opera (Germany)
  • Dortmund Opera (Germany)
  • Düsseldorf Opera (Germany)
  • Plauen Opera (Germany)
  • L’Opera Nationale du Rhin (France)
  • Opera Breve del Ateneo (Venezuela)
  • American Light Opera Company (NY)
  • Aspen Music Festival
  • Caramoor Music Festival
  • Brevard Music Center and Festival
  • Wolftrap Opera
  • Austin Lyric Opera
  • Cincinnati Opera
  • Dallas Opera
  • Santa Fe Opera
  • Opera Theatre of St. Louis
  • Merry-Go-Round Playhouse (NY)
  • Fort Salem Theatre (NY)
  • Heritage Repertory Theater (VA)
  • Lakes Region Theatre (NH)
  • Lincoln Amphitheater (IN)
  • McCloud Summer Playhouse (IL)
  • Flat Rock Playhouse (NC)
  • Seaside Music Theatre (FL)
  • Bravo Touring Company (CA)
  • Athens Creative Theater (GA)
  • New York Philharmonic
  • Boston Pops
  • Milwaukee Symphony
  • Chautauqua Symphony
  • Atlanta Symphony, and others.

 

(as of April 2013)