Soprano Victoria Okafor ’17 (Bachelor of Music in Performance) won second place in the 2021 Lotte Lenya Competition. The competition, a program of the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, was held in New York City and the final round featured 15 competing artists who emerged from a pool of 500 contestants from around the world.
Okafor returns to Shenandoah Conservatory on Saturday, Oct. 2, to perform with the Symphony Orchestra in a program celebrating works for voice and orchestra. Visit conservatoryperforms.org to learn more and purchase tickets.
Okafor studied with Professor of Voice Byron Jones ’04, D.M.A., during her studies at Shenandoah Conservatory. As a student at Shenandoah, she also sang the role of Pamina during the spring 2017 production of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte.”