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Yale Opera students place in Metropolitan Opera’s New England Regional Finals

Leah Hawkins ’15 MM takes second place; Alison King ’14 MM and Brian Vu ’14 MM, ’15 AD place third
January 31, 2015
Leah Hawkins

Leah Hawkins

Three Yale Opera students were among the winners of the New England Regional Finals of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

Mezzo-soprano Leah Hawkins ’15 MM won second place. Soprano Alison King ’14 MM and baritone Brian Vu ’14 MM, ’15 AD both took third.

Hawkins and Vu reached the finals through the Connecticut District Auditions in December of 2014; King was a Boston regional finalist.