AVA Alumnus Shawn Roth ’24 Wins Wagner Society’s Top Grant

AVA is thrilled to announce that tenor and alumnus Shawn Roth, class of 2024, has achieved a remarkable milestone by winning the $6,000 First Prize grant in the prestigious Wagner Society of New York’s 2024 Singers Awards! This accolade is a testament to Shawn’s exceptional talent, dedication, and hard work in the field of opera.

The Wagner Society of New York’s Singers Awards is a highly esteemed competition that recognizes and celebrates outstanding vocalists who excel in interpreting the works of Richard Wagner. Winning this award is no small feat; it requires a deep understanding of Wagner’s complex compositions, a powerful vocal presence, and the ability to convey the profound emotional depth embedded in Wagner’s music. Shawn Roth’s success in this competition underscores his remarkable abilities as a tenor and his commitment to his craft.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Shawn Roth for this incredible accomplishment. His success is a source of immense pride for the entire AVA community, and we look forward to following his continued journey and future achievements in the world of opera. Bravo, Shawn, on this fantastic achievement! Your hard work, talent, and passion have truly paid off, and we can’t wait to see where your career will take you next.