Erin Wagner

Pictured: Erin Wagner is announced as the winner of the 2021 International Vocal Competition.

VOCAL COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED


The Walter W. Naumburg Foundation’s 2021 International Vocal Competition concluded on Thursday, May 27, naming Erin Wagner, a mezzo-soprano from El Paso, Texas, the winner. Ms. Wagner’s prize includes a cash award of $25,000, two New York concerts, and a commissioned work.  Her collaborating pianist was Shawn Chang.

Two second prizes of $12,500 each, were given to Megan Moore, mezzo-soprano, and William Socolof, bass-baritone.  Ms. Moore collaborated with pianist Francesco Barfoed, and Mr. Socolof collaborated with pianist Gracie Francis.  

All three pianists were awarded an honorarium of $500.

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CHAMBER MUSIC Competition


For string quartets, piano trios, and ensembles including at least three members and not more than eight without a conductor

September 18th & 19th, 2021
Applications extended to August 1st, 2021

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Naumburg Celebrates Chamber Music


Gala Concert in Town Hall

Friday October 8th, 2021

Performances By:

  • Charlie Neidich, clarinet
  • Anton Nel, piano
  • Dawn Upshaw, soprano
  • Eighth Blackbird
  • The American String Quartet
  • The Brentano Quartet
  • The Pacifica Quartet
  • The Telegraph Quartet
  • The Emerson String Quartet

NAUMBURG CELEBRATEs THE 100TH BIRTHDAY OF ROBERT MANN WITH YOUTUBE CHANNEL LAUNCH


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Robert Mann, the former president of the Naumburg Foundation and founding first violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet, was born on July 19th, 1921.

For more information on Robert Mann and his legacy, please visit ​www.robertmannviolinist.com​​​