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News | 12 March 2019

Study & Career Grant Auditions – April 2 & 3, 2019


This April, the annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation grants return to the 92Y on April 2 & 3. Singers from around the country perform in front of a panel of opera industry professionals in hopes of being awarded one of the Foundations prestigious grants, the $5,000 Sara Tucker Study Grant and $10,000 Richard Tucker Career Grant.

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News | 27 February 2019

Tucker Foundation to Be Honored This April


The Richard Tucker Music Foundation is humbled to be named this year’s New York Choral Society Spring Gala honoree.

The NYCHORAL has served as the opera chorus for the annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala for the past 25 consecutive years. Their Spring Gala—taking place on April 10 at the Metropolitan Club in New York—will mark the NYCHORAL’s 60th year of performing choral music to the world.

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Artist Takeover by Eric Ferring on Spotify!


American tenor and 2018 Study Grant winner Eric Ferring takes us through his favorite songs on Spotify in a new playlist. You’ll hear a mix of opera, musical theatre, pop, and alternative. Eric tells us about his favorite artists and inspirations while giving us some insights into his upcoming debuts in our Q&A below.

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News | 24 January 2019

Spotlight on Study Grant Winner Kyle Van Schoonhoven


Tenor Kyle Van Schoonhoven is a recent graduate of San Francisco Opera’s Adler Fellowship Program and recipient of a 2018 Sara Tucker Study Grant. While preparing for his upcoming performance of La Bohème in Boston, he tells us about his favorite coffee and what he’s streaming on Netflix.

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