Denver Lyric Opera Guild is pleased to present the Winners of the 2020 Competition for Colorado Singers

First Place

$6000.00 - Galen & Ada Belle Spencer Foundation Award

2020 1st place Claire McCahan picture

Claire McCahan, age: 31, Mezzo


Second Place:

$5000.00 – Kenneth King Foundation Award

2020 2nd place Elizabeth Hayes picture

Elizabeth Hayes, age: 26, Mezzo


Third Place:

$4500.00 – Myrle F. Hoffman Memorial Award

$500.00 – Ruby Goldberg Top Male Finisher Award

2020 3rd place Eric McConnell picture

Eric McConnell, age: 27, Bass-Baritone


Fourth Place:

$4000.00 – Carole Johnson in Memory of Mary Wise Award

2020 4th place Kira Dills DeSurra picture

Kira Dills-DeSurra, age: 31, Mezzo


Fifth Place:

$3500.00 – Shirley & Marlis Smith Award

2020 5th place Caitlin Moore picture

Caitlin Moore, age: 31, Mezzo


Sixth Place:

$3000.00 – Bernard Polak Memorial Award

2020 6th place Brandon Tyler Padgett picture

Brandon Tyler Padgett, age: 31, Baritone


Seventh Place:

$2500.00 – Sherry Shepherd Sargent Memorial Award

2020 7th place Zoe Spangler picture

Zoe Spangler, age: 25, Soprano


Eighth Place:

$2000.00 – Dr. Frank Sargent Family Award

2020 8th Winona Martin picture

Winona Martin, age: 23, Mezzo


Certificate of Merit

$1000.00 – Carol Koclanes Memorial Award

2020 Certificate of Merit Neila Getz picture

Neila Getz, age: 31, Soprano


Certificate of Merit

$1000.00 – Liverpool Card Group Award

2020 Certificate of Merit Erin Hodgson picture

Erin Hodgson, age: 29, Soprano


Certificate of Merit

$500.00 – DLOG Members & Dr. Frank Sargent

2020 Certificate of Merit Armando Contreras picture

Armando Contreras, age: 27, Baritone


Honorable Mention

$500.00 – DLOG Members & Dr. Frank Sargent

2020 Honorable Mention Christina Hazen picture

Christina Hazen, age: 25, Mezzo


Honorable Mention

$500.00 – DLOG Members & Dr. Frank Sargent

2020 Honorable Mention Christiana McMullen picture

Christiana McMullen, age: 28, Soprano


Honorable Mention

$500.00 – DLOG Members & Dr. Frank Sargent

2020 Honorable Mention Rebecca Myers picture

Rebecca Myers, age: 24, Mezzo


Honorable Mention

$500.00 – DLOG Members & Dr. Frank Sargent

2020 Honorable Mention Kelly Riordan picture

Kelly Riordan, age: 23, Mezzo