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Elijah McCormack - 2023 Second Place Winner - was named New Artist of the Month in June by Musical America

Past solo competition winners Joshua Blue and Dashon Burton are featured on the Oratorio Society's new recording of Sanctuary Road, by Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell.  Released on January 10, 2020 on the Naxos label, the album placed in the top 10 on the Classical Billboard chart in its first week of release and was nominated for a 2021 Grammy award in the Best Choral Performance category.  (Click here to Buy the CD.)

Congratulations to Dashon Burton (1st Prize, 2012) for winning the 2021 Grammy Award in the Best Classical Solo Vocal Album category for SMYTH: THE PRISON-WINNER.. 

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2023 
Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition
Elisse Albian, First Place
Elijah McCormack, Second Place
Nicholas Burns, Third Place
Kendra Berentsen, Esther Korshin Award
Edward Vogel, Betty Brummett Award
Andrew Bearden Brown, William Grogan Award
Michelle Mariel Mariposa, Robert & Winifred Connelly Green Award


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