Application for the Donald W. Woods, Sr. Vocal Competition

APPLICATION DIRECTIONS AND FORM: You must send via email no later than midnight Monday, November 8,2021 your three audio AND visual links to woodcompetition@neworleansopera.org. The links should be downloaded directly as a YouTube file link only. Application fees are waived for all applicants. Include the following in your email toWoodCompetition@NewOrleansOpera.org List your name and Wood… Continue reading Application for the Donald W. Woods, Sr. Vocal Competition

Donald W. Wood Sr. Vocal Competition

A collaborative effort with Loyola University of New Orleans – College of Music and Fine Arts and Preparatory Program, Newcomb Department of Music, Tulane University, and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Any Louisiana high school Sophomore, Junior, or Senior vocalist in the academic year of 2021-2022 may apply. Guidelines and Application: Application Here.… Continue reading Donald W. Wood Sr. Vocal Competition

Winners of the Donald W. Wood, Sr. Vocal Competition by year.

2020 Winners FIRST PLACE FEMALE: Lauren Albano, Senior, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Phyllis Treigle FIRST PLACE MALE: Markus Monistere, Sophomore, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Phyllis Treigle SECOND PLACE FEMALE: Catherine Mercatante, Senior, Cabrini High School, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Elizabeth Argus SECOND PLACE… Continue reading Winners of the Donald W. Wood, Sr. Vocal Competition by year.

And the Winners are…

2020-2021 FIRST PLACE FEMALE: Lauren Albano, Senior, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Phyllis Treigle FIRST PLACE MALE: Markus Monistere, Sophomore, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Phyllis Treigle SECOND PLACE FEMALE: Catherine Mercatante, Senior, Cabrini High School, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Elizabeth Argus SECOND PLACE MALE:… Continue reading And the Winners are…

The 2020 Donald W. Wood, Sr. Vocal Competition is going VIRTUAL

Dr. William Mouat (far left) and Debby Hirsch Wood (far right) with the 2019 Wood Competition Winners.

AND APPLICATION FEES ARE BEING WAIVED! All submissions will be judged with winners announced on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Presented by the New Orleans Opera Association in collaboration with Loyola University New Orleans, Tulane University and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. How to participate in the Virtual 2020 Wood Competition:… Continue reading The 2020 Donald W. Wood, Sr. Vocal Competition is going VIRTUAL

The New Orleans Opera Association’s Wood Operatic Advancement Grant Recipients

2020 SPRING/SUMMER LINDSEY REYNOLDS Honorable mention (2015-2016) at the Donald W. Wood Sr. Vocal Competition as well as the recipient of the 2020 Spring/Summer Wood Operatic Grant provided by the New Orleans Opera Association. Lindsey currently is a Senior at the Curtis Institute of Music where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in vocal… Continue reading The New Orleans Opera Association’s Wood Operatic Advancement Grant Recipients