Tag: Czech and Slovak Voice International Competition

‘Premium octane singers rev up’ at UW-Green Bay says Gerds

Critic-at-large Warren Gerds reviewed the American International Czech and Slovak Voice Competition at the Weidner Center last weekend. Here’s, in part, what he had to say, “In the finals Sunday morning in Fort Howard Hall, six singers stood before seven judges and interested listeners and demonstrated wonders of the human voice as an instrument. The […]

This weekend’s Czech/Slovak Voice Competition is getting press coverage

Critic-at-large Warren Gerds headlines his column this week with a story on the American International Czech/Slovak Voice Competition at Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center. The public may attend. Admission is free. Preliminary judging starts at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13. Semi-finals start at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. Finals start at 10 a.m. […]

Meredith Livingston in Europe to judge competition

Sarah Meredith Livingston, professor of Music, is currently in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, as an invited juror at the 50th anniversary edition of the International Czech Slovak Voice Competition taking place November 11-22.  More than 75 singers entered the event, which is among the longest running voice competition sin the world. Well-known Czech/Slovak singers such as Gabrielle […]

Soprano from Mexico takes top prize at International Vocal Competition on campus


The International Czech and Slovak Voice Competition lived up to the “international” part of its name over the weekend at the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. The top six prizes went to vocalists from Mexico, Canada, the USA, Canada, Spain and USA, respectively. UW-Green Bay Music Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston, director, shares the following results: […]

Gerds covers vocal competition


It’s a competition that showcases the beauty of the Czech-Slovak repertoire while giving promising young singers a serious opportunity to pursue big-time career success in opera and classical music. Local arts critic Warren Gerds writes about this year’s version of the UW-Green Bay-hosted competition — its high level of excitement, the impressive range of talent […]

UW-Green Bay welcomes ‘amazing singers’ for International Vocal Competition, Oct. 9-11

Lovers of opera and classically trained vocal performance will have the opportunity to hear top young talent from across the nation and beyond when the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay hosts a prestigious international music competition Friday through Sunday, Oct. 9-11. The International Czech and Slovak Voice Competition takes place in Fort Howard Hall of the […]

Small but profound: Meredith-Livingston shares the culture of Slovakia

Members of the UW-Green Bay community were treated to a night of music, traditional food, and education, during the latest UW-Green Bay Dinner Lecture Series event highlighting the country, Slovakia. An Associate Professor of Music and Women’s and Gender Studies, Sarah Meredith Livingston was the featured presenter during the March 31 event. She was introduced […]

Competitors from Green Bay preliminaries sweep Montreal vocal finals

Sponsor Sharon Resch and director Sarah Meredith Livingston are smiling at the results of the Oct. 4 finals in the International Czech and Slovak Vocal Competition of Montreal. The competitors who swept the top places, 1-2-3, were all Americans who had advanced to Montreal through the preliminary rounds hosted two weeks ago at UW-Green Bay. […]

Bravo! Green Bay vocal competitors sweep Montreal finals

Here’s a great tribute to the quality of performances on display at the American rounds of the Montreal International Czech-Slovak Vocal Competition hosted two weeks ago by UW-Green Bay: We’re told that the vocalists who advanced from Green Bay pulled off a rare sweep and went 1-2-3 in the Montreal finals. Organizers Sharon Resch and […]

Results of Czech Slovak competition

Four semi-finalists from last weekend’s Czech and Slovak voice competition have advanced to the finals in Montreal, where Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston is judging the competition. Antonina Chekovskaya and Olivia Betzen, both of Ann Arbor, Mich., advanced, as did Benjamin Sieverding of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Anne Slovin of Chicago. In addition, the Sharon and Dick Resch […]