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Fortunato/NEC Alumni Recent Achievement

Hunho Yoo and Melody Jenkins received the 2nd and 4th highest Merit increases this May.

Tenor, Hyunho Yoo sang the role of Timothy in the Help, Help the Globolinks in the Outreach Opera and sang a role in the Spring production of Ariadne auf Naxos. He also sang in the Grimsley Masterclass and is a Stern Scholarship student at Songfest this summer.

MM students, Paige Edminston and Melody Jenkins appeared in the Perkins Opera Scenes on several occasions, and Melody will be appearing this summer as the lead, Laurie, in the Rogers and Hammerstein Oklahoma at the Reagle Theater.

NATS Semi-Finalists included Hyunho Yoo and Freshman Baritone, Vincenzo Catarisano. 1st Place winner in her Division from the Fortunato Private Studio was Mezzo, Julia Jaffee

Senior, Alaina Bolton sang her graduating recital in December and appeared in the UGOS Opera Scenes as Carmen.

Sophomore, Rebecca Wright, sang several solos with the NEC Chamber Choir and appeared as the Messenger in the Spring UGOS production of Dido and Aeneas. She will be attending Songfest this summer.

Sophomore, Alexandra Overbeck sang as a soloist in the April Chorus Concert.

Freshman Tenor, Jordan Tan is attending the YA Summer program, Liederfest on a full scholarship.


SOPRANO, SARAH BACH
HAS BEEN PERFORMING WITH HER CHAMBER MUSIC GROUP- THE ARABELLA ENSEMBLE, PRESENTING A BENEFIT CONCERT THIS SPRING IN FALMOUTH AND MOST RECENTLY, PERFOMING AN AMERICAN MUSIC RECITAL AT A WILLA CATHER CONFERENCE HELD AT SMITH COLLEGE. LAST SUMMER ,SARAH WAS FEATURED AT MUSIC AT EDEN'S EDGE SERIES AS THEIR EMERGING ARTIST.

MEZZO-SOPRANO, CAROLA EMRICH-FISHER
IS A CORE MEMBER OF THE CANTATA SINGERS AND WAS A SOLOIST THIS FALL IN THEIR VAUGHN -WILLIAMS CHAMBER SERIES. CAROLA ALSO SANG A SOLO RECITAL AND WAS FEATURED WITH THE BOSTON BALLET IN THEIR PERFORMANCES OF MENDELSSOHN'S MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.

SOPRANO, ELIZABETH GALLOWAY
RETURNED TO VOCAL STUDIES THIS YEAR SINGING WITH THE HARVARD RADCLIFFE CHORUS AS WELL AS PARTICIPATING IN SEVERAL STUDIO WORKSHOPS.

SOPRANO, MEGAN HARLOW
JOINED THE STUDIO THIS YEAR AND PARTICIPATED IN SEVERAL STUDIO WORKSHOPS. MEGAN IS THE CHORAL DIRECTOR IN GRADE SCHOOLS IN CARLISLE, MA, AND RUNS A COMMUNITY CHORUS THERE AS WELL!

SOPRANO, MIA LEE
FROM HARVARD UNIVERSITY ALSO JOINED THE STUDIO THIS YEAR AND WAS FEATURED IN THEIR OPERA WORKSHOPS.

SOPRANO, DEB LEVY
HAS CONTINUED HER VOCA L STUDIES THIS YEAR DESPITE A BUSY SCHEDULE AS A PHYSICIAN.

SOPRANO, CAITLIN MCVEIGH
JUST GRADUATED FROM BU WITH A BM DEGREE IN VOCAL PERFORMANCE AND IS AUDITIONING CURRENTLY IN THE SOUTH.

SOPRANO, ERIN NAFZIGER
A RECENT WINNER OF THE METROPOLITAN OPERA REGIONAL AUDITIONS IN CA. IS NOW A PROFESSOR OF VOICE AT WILLIAMS COLLEGE AND HAS BEEN SINGING AS SOLOIST IN THE BERKSHIRES, MOST RECENTLY AS SOPRANO SOLOIST IN STRAVINSKY'S LES NOCES.

SOPRANO, JENNIFER PRETAILLA
CONTINUES HER VOCAL STUDIES WHILE RUNNING THE HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION!

MEZZO-SOPRANO, JULIA JAFFEE-RAVINSKY
RECEIVED 1ST PLACE IN HER DIVISION THIS YEAR AT THE NORTHEAST NATS SONGFEST COMPETITION. JULIA ALSO PRESENTED A SOLO RECITAL ENTITLED-FROM BAROQUE TO BEL CANTO IN THE SPRING. IN THE RECENT PAST, SHE HAS SUNG WITH THE LONGWOOD OPERA.

MEZZO-SOPRANO, CARA SANFORD
CONTINUES TO SING WITH THE WORCHESTER CHORUS AND PARTICIPATED IN STUDIO WORKSHOPS.

SOPRANO, MARY MARGARET SEGRAVES
CONTINUES HER VOCAL STUDIES, AND SINGS AS A CORE MEMBER OF THE BACK BAY CHORUS.

TENOR, STEFAN SCHALLER
NEW TO THE STUDIO THIS YEAR FROM GERMANY, IS HERE ON A RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AND HAS BEEN SINGING WITH CHORUS PRO MUSICA.

SOPRANO, SHERYL SCHWARTZ
HAS BEEN FEATURED AS SOPRANO SOLOIST IN SEVERAL CONCERTS THIS YEAR, THE MOST RECENT BEING A HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE CONCERT. SHERYL HAS BEEN A CANTOR AT TEMPLE EMITH.

SOPRANO, STACIA STORNETTO
CONTINUES HER VOCAL STUDIES AND SANG IN OUR FINAL STUDIO WORKSHOP.

BARITONE, MICHAEL BEHR
CONTINUES HIS STUDIES AND IS NOW AN UNDERGRAD AT MIT.

MEZZO-SOPRANO, HILARY WALKER
WAS CHERUBINO IN THE BOSTON OPERA COLLABORATIVE'S PRODUCTION OF LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, AND HAS BEEN PERFORMING WITH OPERABOSTON. HILARY HAS BEEN CHOSEN TO PARTICIPATE IN LONGY'S BAROQUE INSTITUTE THIS SUMMER, STUDYING WITH SOPRANO, JULIANNE BAIRD.



Soprano, Anne Carolyn Bird
is a Young Artist with the Metropolitan Opera and has been singing major roles with the Wolf Trap Opera, Arizona Opera, and Nashville Opera amongst others.

Soprano, Melody King
sang the major Role of Cio-Cio San this winter in the Livermore Valley production of Madame Butterfly to fine acclaim. She also is singing lead roles at Opera San Jose.

Mezzo-soprano, Cary Rosko
is singing major G & S roles on the West Coast and recently sang the Mezzo role in the Cinnabar Theaterís production of Tobias Pickerís Emmeline which gained her a nomination in the Bay Area for the Best Actress Award, 2010.

Soprano, Lisa Lynch
sang the major role of Nora in a staged version of Vaughn Williamís Riders to the Sea with the Cantata Singers while
Mezzo-soprano, Carola Emrich-Fisher
sang as soloist in their Chamber Music series.

Soprano, Shannon Canavin
heads up the Early Music ensemble, Exaltamus, now gaining national recognition.



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