The Tenth Lois Alba Aria Competition

Sunday, June 7th

Photographs by Gwen Juarez

Master of Ceremonies, Richard Kummins

In order of appearance, here are our ten finalists…

Agostina Migoni, Soprano

Kimberly Giordano, Soprano and Maestro Teruhiko Toda at the piano

Jubal Joslyn, Tenor

Rebecca Wilson, Soprano

Kaitlyn Stobbe, Soprano

Blas Canedo, Baritone

Colleen Daly, Soprano

Nan Qin, Bass-baritone accompanied by Dr. Janice Fehlauer

Courtney Miller, Mezzo-soprano

Bille Bruley, Tenor accompanied by Maestro Scott Holshouser

While our judges considered each singer, Ms. Michelle Bradley and Maestro Teruhiko Toda entertained our audience with great news and wonderful music!  

2015 Guest Artists

2015 Finalists

Our three judges came forth to congratulate all of our wonderful singers and commend them for their hard work and dedication.

Maestro Stephen Dubberly

Maestra Anne Heath-Welch

Maestro Craig Bohmler

 And then the moments everyone had been waiting for!

Our Master of Ceremonies was proud to announce the awards and invite a few of our gracious donors to the stage to present their prizes and congratulate their singers.

Soprano, Colleen Daly was awarded the Gerald Bischof Audience Choice Award

Soprano, Kimberly Giordano won the Monica McNeill Award

Mezzo-soprano, Courtney Miller with donors, Robin Angly and husband, Miles Smith

Colleen Daly, Richard Kummins and Ms. Marie Milner presenting her First Place Award

Baritone, Blas Canedo received the Pavel Lisitsian Memorial Award from donor, Richard Kummins

Soprano, Kaitlyn Stobbe received the Theo Pinson Award

Tenor, Jubal Joslyn received the Caroline Johnson Award

Soprano, Agostina Migoni received the Mary Barker Evans Award


Bass-baritone, Nan Qin received the Arthur Wachter Award

Soprano, Rebecca Wilson received the Paula Arnold Award

Tenor, Bille Bruley received the Shelley D. Townsend Award

Our Fantastic Finalists!

Kimberly Giordano, Lois Alba & Colleen Daly

Rusty Ferracane, Craig Bohmler, Lois Alba & Anne Heath-Welch

Shelley Townsend, Rusty Ferracane & Craig Bohmler

Lois Alba & Michelle T. Bradley