Faculty note: Meredith on jury at International Voice Competition
Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston (Music) was invited to be part of the international jury at the 22nd Schneider/Trnavsky International Voice Competition, May 20 to 28 in Trnava, Slovakia. The competition consisted of 115 singers from 16 countries. Prizes were monetary and guest performances/concerts with opera companies and orchestras in Eastern Europe. Meredith Livingston was the only American among the 11 distinguished judges who included the famous soprano, Gabriele Benackova, Prague, Czech Republic, not to mention others. One of the judges, Mariano Horak, an European agent who hails from Zurich, Switzerland, will be one of the guest judges for the Czech/Slovak Competition held on the UWGB campus in October 2017. Meredith Livingston also awarded a travel prize to soprano, Lucie Kankova, Prague, Czech Republic, who will be coming to the CzechSlovak Competition. The award was provided by the generosity of the Sharon Resch Foundation.