"Encouragement, Development, Achievement"

2017 Vocal Scholarship recipients

The Kristin Lewis Foundation
Congratulates the recipients of its
2017 Vocal Scholarships
2017 group photo

Naomi Brigell, 24

Mezzo-soprano / BELMONT, MA – University of Houston

Kristin Lewis Foundation Vienna Stipendium
One week, all expense paid vocal training program in Vienna, Austria

Olivia Rominiyi, 22

Soprano / VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Old Dominion University

Kristin Lewis Foundation Scholarship

Malorie Casimir, 24

Soprano / BROOKLYN, NY – Mannes College of Music

Kristin Lewis Foundation Young Artist Award

Monica Music, 19

Soprano / DALLAS, TX – Louisiana State University

Kristin Lewis Foundation Artist Development Award

Veena Akama-Makia, 23

Mezzo-soprano /LITTLE ROCK, AR – University of Central Arkansas

Kristin Lewis Foundation Encouragement/Audience Award


Finalists in the 2017 Kristin Lewis Vocal Scholarship Auditions

  • Matthew Soibelman – bass
  • Victoria Davis – soprano
  • Juan Garcia – baritone
  • Monica Music – soprano
  • Dorian McCall – bass-baritone
  • Kelly Singer – soprano
  • Kyle Forehand– baritone
  • Naomi Brigell – mezzo
  • Rod Hines – baritone
  • Olivia Rominiyi – soprano
  • Kaitlin Zardetto – mezzo
  • Veena Akama-Makia – mezzo
  • Sarah Clementine Mire – soprano
  • Malorie Casimir – soprano
  • Greer Addison Lyle – soprano
  • Suzanne Lis – soprano