The Lyric Opera Guild coordinated the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions for the Midwest region on Saturday, January 2.
- Julie Davis, soprano, Bob Baughman Award
- Edward Mout, tenor, Norman Rousseau Award
- Erika Wuerzner, soprano, Lyric Opera Guild Award in memory of past directors of the Kansas City District Met Auditions: Peggy Fisher, Bob Snapp, and Bob Baughman
Julie, Edward and Erika each received a $1,500 scholarship and will represent the Midwest region at the next phase of Council auditions in St. Louis as equal winners.
Congratulations, too, to Evelyn Rossow, who was awarded a $500 Illy Ingraham Encouragement Award.