The Peabody Post

Rob McGinness Wins First in Sylvia L. Green Voice Competition, Rebecca Wood Wins Second Prize

RMcGinnessMaster’s voice student Rob McGinness, baritone, won first place in the Sylvia L. Green Voice Competition at Peabody in March, and will be performing with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra next season. GPD voice student Rebecca Wood, soprano, won second place. The competition is held every two years for junior, senior, or graduate-level voice students. First prize is $1,500 plus a performance with a large Peabody instrumental ensemble. Second prize is $750. Mr. McGinness studies with Stanley Cornett, and Ms. Wood studies with Stanley Cornett and Phyllis Bryn-Julson.

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