Tuesday, January 19, 2010

IDS: School of Music students sweep Met Auditions

Laura Wilde sings an aria from the opera "Little Women" Saturday at the Metropolitan Opera Tri-State Regional Auditions. Wilde will represent the Jacob School of music at the next set of auditions in March. Courtesy Photo.

Indiana University once again proved it’s music program is among the best in the country when three Jacobs School of Music students received honors at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Tri-State Auditions.

Laura Wilde, a graduate student and soprano, won the top honor. As the semi-finalist, Wilde received $2,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to New York City in March for the MET National Semifinals, where one-to-two singers from 15 different regions will

(By Margaret Ely: IDS: 1/19/2010)

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