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Congratulations to the 2020/2021 Solo Competition Finalists

Mikhail Biryukov,  bass
Emily Yokum Black,  soprano

Ryne Cherry,  baritone

Emily Cedriana Donato,  soprano
Colin James Doyle,  tenor
Rebecca Farley,  soprano

Finals Concert: August 21, 2021, Riverside Church, NYC

Tickets will go sale at the Riverside Church Website on July 21, 2021

First Place, Andrew R. Preis Award: $7,000
Second Place, Stanley C. Meyerson Award: $5,000
Third Place, Janet Plucknett Award: $3,000
Esther Korshin Award: $2,500
Frances MacEachron Award: $1,500
Lyndon Woodside Encouragement Award: $1,000


Judges for the Finals:

Kent Tritle

Ryan Brandau

Hanako Yamaguchi

Mark Shapiro

Damien Sneed

Since 1977 the Oratorio Society of New York has hosted a solo competition to encourage the art of oratorio singing and to give young singers an opportunity to advance their careers. 

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Thank you to our Semi-finals judges:

Kent Tritle

David Rosenmeyer

Margery Daley

Steven Fox

Ronnie Oliver

     No new applications were accepted for 2021.  We will hear our 2020 Semi-Finalists virtually and plan to have the Finals in person in August, 2021.  Details will be posted.

     Applications for the 2022 competition will be on our website in October.  Hopefully we will be able to return to our normal schedule.

Steven Eddy, 2019 winner

Amir Farid, piano

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