Sarofim School of Fine Arts

Opera National Finalists

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    Melissa Krueger
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    Dana Zenobi

Melissa Krueger ’15, and Dana Zenobi are selected as one of the top 11 national finalists in The American Prize competition

Dana Zenobi, Assistant Professor of Applied Music and her student Melissa Krueger ’15 advance to the finals of The American Prize competition. Melissa Krueger is a finalist for the College/University Opera division and Dana Zenobi is a finalist for the Professional Art Song division. The winners will be announced in August.

The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit national competitions in the performing arts providing cash awards, professional adjudication and regional, national and international recognition for the best recorded performances by ensembles and individuals each year in the United States at the professional, college/university, church, community and secondary school levels. Administered by Hat City Music Theater, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Danbury, Connecticut, The American Prize was founded in 2009 and is awarded annually.