2022-2023 Wirth Vocal Prize | Semifinal
2022-2023 Wirth Vocal Prize Semifinalists*
Ilanna Starr, mezzo-soprano
Christina Thanisch-Smith, soprano
Julie Silva, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Murphy, baritone
Michelle Bawden, soprano
Joshua Devane, baritone
Jingjing Xu, mezzo-soprano
Patricia Yates, tenor
*Listed in performance order
The Wirth Vocal Prize, established as a result of Elizabeth Wirth’s landmark gift in 2015, is awarded annually to an outstanding voice student at the Schulich School of Music who demonstrates exceptional exceptional talent and significant promise for an international career. The first-place prize in the competition is valued at $25,000, and runners-up in the final will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize.
This event will be webcast live on our YouTube channel.
The 2022-2023 Wirth Vocal Prize | Final will take place on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. in Pollack Hall.