Daily Archives: March 18, 2011

Masters’ Student Jing Lin Advances to the Finals in the Lotte Lenya Vocal Competition

Masters’ Student Jing Lin advanced to the finals in the 2011 Lotte Lenya Vocal Competition. The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music made the announcement on their website, saying, “Twelve exceptionally talented young singer-actors from the United States, United Kingdom and China have been selected to compete for top prizes of $15,000, $10,000 and $7,500 in the finals of the 2011 Lotte Lenya Competition, to be held on April 16, 2011, at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. Judges for this year’s finals will be Tony Award-winning singer-actress Judy Kaye, Broadway and Encores! music director Rob Berman, and Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization president and Chairman of the Board of the American Theater Wing, Theodore S. Chapin.”

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(Submitted by Myra Darlene Merritt)

Dr. Jacqueline Leclair’s ensemble, Alarm Will Sound, Performes at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall in New York City

Alarm Will Sound (www.alarmwillsound.com) performed at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall in New York City March 10, 2011, an original show entitled, “1969.”

The New York Times and Wall Street Journal published full-length feature articles about Alarm Will Sound and the show before the show.



The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times published highly positive reviews of the event:



(Submitted by Jacqueline Leclair)