(Updated) Current Student Accomplishments

OVER 130 AWARD WINNERS as of 2014

Award Winners, Metropolitan Opera District Auditions
Award Winners, Metropolitan Opera National Council Regional Finals
1st Place Winner, International Liszt Vocal Competition
1st Place Winner, Deutsche Oper Berlin Vocal Competition
Award Winners, named ARTIST OF THE YEAR: NATS Career Division Competition
1st Place Winner, Dvorak Vocal Competition, Prague, Czech Republic
Award Winners, NATS Apprentice Division Competition
1st Place Winners, Mozart Competition, Long Beach Symphony
1st Place Winner, California Opera Association Vocal Competition
1st Place Winners, vocal division, Burbank Symphony Competition
Winner, Palm Springs Vocal Competition
1st Place Winner, Armenian Allied Arts Association Vocal Competition

1st Place Winner, Bel Canto Northwest Competition

2nd Place Winner, Lieber Vocal Competition
1st Place Winner, Bel Canto Vocal Scholarship Competition, Western Region
2nd Place Winner, Czech Republic Vocal Competition
One of three finalists, Philadelphia Orchestra Greenfield Competition
2nd Place Winner, National Association of Teachers of Singing Vocal Competition
2nd Place Winner, Mu Phi Epsilon Musician Competition
3rd Place Winner, Metropolitan Opera National Council Regional Final Auditions
4th Place Winner, Excellence in Arts International Competition, New York
Award Winners, Los Angeles Opera Buffs Competition
SINGER OF THE YEAR, Taiwan International Vocal Competition
Finalist, Metropolitan Opera Mid-Atlantic Regional Auditions
Finalist, Metropolitan Opera Northeast Regional Auditions
1st Place Winner, American Protégé Competition
Paderewski Festival Winner
Texas Critics Table, awards winner
National Weill Vocal, competition finalist
Masters of Music University of Southern California GRADUATE OF THE YEAR
2nd Place Winner: BASOTI Vocal Competition
Award Winners: NATS Career Competition, Los Angeles
Yearly 1/3 to 1/2 of Munzer Studio selected for roles with USC Opera
1st Place Winner: Long Beach Symphony Mozart Competition
Winners: Song Fest Awards
Wigmore Hall Vocal Competition, London, England
3rd Place Winner: Pacific Musical Society Competition, San Francisco

Apprentice Programs, Summer Opera Programs

Santa Fe Opera, young artists
Music Academy of the West with Marilyn Horne, young artist
Central City Opera, young artist
Sarasota Opera, young artist
Virginia Opera, young artist
Chautauqua Opera, young artist
Des Moines Opera, young artist
Los Angeles Opera, young artist
Shreveport, Louisiana Opera , young artist
Academie International d’Ete, Nice, FR, young artist
Oxenford International Institute, Scotland, young artist
Bel Canto Northwest, summer participant
Aspen Music Institute and Festival, young artists
Graz, Austria, summer participants
International Vocal Institute, Croatia, participants
Ash Lawn Music Festival, young artist
Rencontres franco-américaines de Musique de Chambre in France, young artists
Martina Arroyo Foundation Young Artist Program, young artist
Mirella Freni Foundation Winners Summer Institute: Modena, Italy, young artist
Utah Opera Festival, young artists
Oregon Lyric Opera Festival, young artist

Professional Engagements

New York City Opera, principal artist
Paris Chatelet Opera, principal artist
Berlin Opera (Deutsche Oper Berlin), principal artist
New York Philharmonic, soloist
Royal Opera, Covent Garden, London, principal artist cover
Distinguished Concerts International, Lincoln Center, New York, principal artist
Seattle Opera, principal artist
Avery Fisher Hall Concert Series, New York City, principal artist
Michigan Opera, principal artist
San Diego Opera, principal artist
Prague Opera, principal artist
UNAM Mexico City Opera, principal artist
Tulsa Opera, Principal artist
Opera North, young artist
Columbia Artist Community Concerts, principal artist
Caramoor Festival, principal artist
Indianapolis Opera, young artist, principal artist
Austin Lyric Opera, principal artist
Opera Omaha, principal artist
Los Angeles Opera, principal artist, covers
St. Louis Union Opera Theatre: principal artists
Los Angeles Opera, Outreach: principal artists
Boston Pops Orchestra, singer
Michigan Opera Theatre, principal artist
Opera Carolina, principal artist
Los Angeles Master Chorale, singer, soloists
Opera Pacific Chorus, singers
New York Lulle Opera Theatre: leading role
Macao Opera, China: 2 leading roles
Long Beach Opera, principal artist
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, solo artist
Pacific Opera, principal artists
Los Angeles Opera Chorus, singers
Los Angeles Asian Outreach Concerts: principal artist
American Youth Symphony, vocal solo artists
New Mexico Symphony, principal artist
Four World Premieres of operas by (Six by 2013)
Many Song Cycle World Premieres
Two Oratorio World Premieres
New York City’s Bargemusic Concert Series: Soloist
Carnegie Hall Outreach Concerts, New York: Soloist
Music at Meyer, San Francisco with Jake Heggie: Soloist
Los Angeles Master Chorale: Soloists
National Chorale, Washington DC
Boston Early Music Festival, Boston, MA: Soloists

Nationally televised solo performances, recordings

Dayton Opera, principal artist (national broadcast)
KUSC Radio Broadcasts
London Symphony, principal artist
PBS Broadcasts
London, England, ITV Television Network, Celebrity Television show: Popstar to Operastar
“Dorito” television and web commercial, soloist
“Lincoln Motors” commercial, the Sound and Vision video by Beck, soloist
Sony Sound Studios, soloist
Warner Brothers projects, soloist
AFTRA’s Millennium Choir

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