Katherine DeYoung named One of Five 2019 Sullivan Award Winners

"The William Matheus Sullivan Musical Foundation awarded five $10,000 grants to young artists who auditioned for the Foundation in New York on November 10 and 11, 2019. In addition to these cash awards, winners will participate in the five-year program of continued financial aid for coaching in new roles, which is one of the unique features of the Sullivan awards. Winners of $10,000 awards and continuing assistance for five years starting in 2020 are: soprano Elizabeth Polese, mezzo-soprano Katherine DeYoung, countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, and baritones Kidon Choi and Jarrett Porter."

"A cuttingly funny
- Opera News

"Studio Artist Katherine DeYoung was hilarious as Cunegonde's companion, the Old Lady. Her lustrous mezzo-soprano was rich enough to imply age while light enough to flit  through "I am Easily Assimilated" and the Duet "We are Women." DeYoung's thick. spot on accent seemed effortless, drawing focus to her strange, compelling character."

- Opera News
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