Southeast Regional Final Auditions

Southeast Regional Final Auditions
2022 Winners and Judges
Held at Spivey Hall on February 13th, 2022.
Tickets - Spivey Hall box office 678 466 2400

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For our Southeast Region:

Randall Romig, Regional Chairman
J. Barry Schrenk, Director of Membership and Finance
Dale Houska, Director of Auditions

Prizes Awarded

Ryan Smith Memorial First Place Award Winner receives $6,000 and goes to New York to compete in the National Semi-finals.
Second Place Winner receives $3,000.
Third Place Winner receives $1,500.
Two Encouragement Awards, each receives $500.

(Please note: All cash awards are at the discretion of the judges.)


Panel of Judges for 2022:
Paul Hopper, MET Associate Artistic Administrator
Matthew Horner, Senior VP of IMG Artists
Chris Cano, Director of Opera Studio, Arizona Opera

Congratulations to the 2022 winners for the Southeastern Region!
First Place (moves on to NYC semifinals in April) Alexandra Razskazoff, soprano
Second Place Ryan Capozzo, tenor
Third Place Spencer Reichman, baritone
Encouragement Award Lucy Altus, mezzo-soprano
Encouragement Award Jesse Mashburn, mezzo-soprano2019

Congratulations to our 2019 winners for the Southeast Region!
First Place - Murrella Parton - Soprano - Middle/East Tennessee
Second Place - Siena Licht Miller - Mezzo - Middle/East Tennessee
Third Place - Gabrielle Beteag - Mezzo - Georgia
Encouragement - Maria Miller - Mezzo - West Tennessee
Encouragement -Tiffany Choe - Soprano - West Tennessee

The 2018 Winners of the Southeast Region are:
1. Brandon Russell, Tenor
2. Jasmine Habersham, Soprano
3. Nicholas Davis, Baritone

Encouragement Awards:
Clay Young, Tenor
Liv Redpath, Soprano

The 2017 Winners of the Southeast Region are:
1. Alasdair Kent, Tenor
2. Jacquelyn Stucker, Soprano
3. Alan Higgs, Bass-Baritone

Encouragement Awards:
Courtney Johnson
Gabriella Sam

1. First Place Tie - Lauren Feider, Soprano and Brian Vu, Baritone
2. Second Place - Aleksandra Romano, Mezzo Soprano

Encouragement Awards:
Alan Higgs
Matthew Reese
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