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Opera Workshop Program Awarded Community Project Grant from Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council

Shoreline’s Opera Workshop Program has been awarded a Community Project Grant from the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council for its upcoming Opera Workshop 2018. The Grant will fund the commission of a new opera by Seattle composer Bruce Monroe. Mr. Monroe is a well-known conductor and composer, with credentials at the Fifth Avenue Theater, Village Theater, Seattle Children’s Theater, New York Public Theater, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The composer’s opera, Command Performance, will receive its world premiere as part of the performances for Opera Workshop 2018. Showdates will be February 23, 24, and 25, 2018. For more information, please contact Dr. Charles Enlow at cenlow@shoreline.edu or call (206) 546-4524.

Vocal Students Received Top Awards

Several Shoreline Community College vocal music students were recently awarded top prizes at the Puget Sound Student Adjudications of the National Association of Teachers of Singing / Puget Sound region. The competition was held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Seattle Pacific University.

  •  Trevor Eaden received First Place in the lower college men’s division. This is the second time he has received this award while studying voice with Fred Lokken.   
  • In the lower college women’s division, Clara Todd was awarded First Place, Kehla Grow was awarded Second Place, and Kia Burt received Honorable Mention. All three students are studying voice with Meg Stecker-Thorsen. 
  • Gloria Tzuang received Honorable Mention in the Classical Avocational 2 division. She is also studying voice with Meg Stecker-Thorsen. 
     

Trevor and Clara also received a cash prize for their accomplishment, and along with Kehla Grow, they have an opportunity to compete in the regional adjudications taking place next quarter. 

This marks the 4th year in a row, and the 5th out of the last six years, that one or more Shoreline Community College students received First Place awards in their respective categories. Congratulations to our awarded students and to all of the Shoreline Community College participants.