PARTNERS for the Arts, Inc.

PARTNERS for the Arts, Inc. encourages and promotes singers for professional careers through awards competitions, concerts, partnerships, and musical and educational events.

We hope you will join us!


PARTNERS for the Arts, Inc.
2022 9
th National Opera Competition

Congratulations to the Winners of
PARTNERS National Opera Competition 2022

1st prizewinner
Edith Grossman, mezzo-soprano

2nd prizewinner
Christopher Oglesby, tenor

3rd prizewinner
Anne Marie Stanley,

Audience Choice
Sejin Park, Baritone

Click here to listen to their Competition performances.

Semifinal Judges

Rick Christman

Justina Lee

Myra Merritt

Finals Judges

Julia Cook

Elizabeth Futral

Craig Kier


Donors Make a Difference

Our most sincere thank you to: The Jeane Dixon’s Children to Children Foundation for the donation of the 1st, 2nd prizes and other remaining awards; Drs. James and Wanda Trefil for the 3rd prize in Honor of Sylvia Trefil Mestek; Ms. Carla Jones Batka for The Audience Choice Award; Dr. Joyce S. Hagel and Mr. and Mrs. Mavin Burge for the Encouragement Awards; and all our donors without whom we would not be able to carry our mission.


PARTNERS for the Arts musicale in collaboration with the Bulgarian Music Society at the Bulgarian Embassy —
March 18, 2022

Accompanist Frank Conlon, soprano Kelly Curtin,
tenor Aurelio Dominguez, baritone Jose Sasin

 PARTNERS for the Arts, Inc. recital at The Westchester –
February 22, 2022

Tenor Israel Lozano, soprano Kelly Curtis, baritone Geoffrey Di Giorgio,
Carla Hübner, and accompanist Frank Conlon


The Trinity Chamber Orchestra  in collaboration
PARTNERS for the Arts
 Music Around Europe and America

Audrey Pendergast, PARTNERS’ 2014 2nd prize-winner soprano Emily Casey, maestro Richard Fazio, Vicky Tresansky, guest artist baritone Gustavo Ahualli.


8th National Opera
Competition Winners

(Listen to our 2021 winners HERE)