Tamara Wilson, already an established singer, was awarded one of two Richard Tucker Career Grants of $10,000 recognizing her talent and artistry.
Andrew Stenson was awarded a one of five $5,000 Sarah Tucker Study Grants which are given to young singers who display enormous promise at the beginning of their professional careers.
The awards are chosen by a panel of opera professionals following auditions held at New York’s 92nd St. Y. More than 120 singers were nominated by more than 100 opera professionals including artistic administrators, conductors and directors.
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