The Wagner Society of New York is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2024 Singers Competition, the purpose of which is to identify and support emerging dramatic voices with Wagnerian potential. The Final Round will take place in-person on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

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Joel Balzun, baritone – Fullerton, CA
Hannah Crawford, soprano – Concord, Ontario CA
Jaewon Jung, tenor – Mannheim, Germany
Gretchen Krupp, mezzo-soprano – Manassas, VA
Sarah Jane Lewis, mezzo-soprano – London, UK
Marissa Moultrie, soprano – New York, NY
John Kun Park, tenor – Centreville, VA
Leo Radosavljevic, baritone – Wilmette, IL
Shawn Roth, tenor – Johnstown, PA
Daniel Scofield, baritone – Longs, SC
Kelly Slawson, soprano – Webster Groves, MO
Julia Wolcott, soprano – State College, PA


The prizes will be awarded as the Robert Lauch Memorial prize ($6000), and the Ursula Springer prize ($3000), along with several other prizes in other amounts to be given at the judges’ discretion.