“The basis of all music is the human voice…the original instrument of man. The voice heard in its purest form,
in recital, is perhaps one of the most important continuing contributions to musical values in our lives.”
-Isaac Stern

Congratulations to the Joy In Singing
2019 International Art Song Competition Winners !!!

Gregory Feldmann, baritone

The 2019 Debut Award Artist

Nathaniel LaNasa

Collaborative Pianist

Save Thursday, 2/27/2020 for the Debut Award Recital at Weill Recital Hall! 

Second Place

Amy Shoremount-Obra, Soprano

Christopher Cooley 

Collaborative Pianist

Charlotte Mundy

The Jan DeGaetani Prize

for best contemporary performance

Laure-Catherine Beyers

The Gerard Souzay Prize

for best Mélodie performance

Many thanks to the adjudicators for generously giving us their time and expertise

Preliminary round: Elizabeth DeTrejo, Alta Malberg, Martin Neron, Lucy Shelton, Cristina Stanescu

Semifinal round: Amy Burton, Margaret Cusack, Ben Moore, Glenn Morton, Cameron Stowe, Cristina Stanescu

Final round: Edith Bers, Warren Jones, Catherine Malfitano, Lucy Shelton, Cristina Stanescu

Winifred Cecil, 
Masterteacher and Founder

About Joy In Singing

 An educational resource offering workshops and training in all facets of song and song performance (including history, technique, interpretation and deportment), Joy In Singing, the Art Song Institute, hosts a  competition for singers and their pianists with a New York City Debut Recital for the winners, art song concert programs, and public Master Classes, inaugurated in 1958
by our Founder, Winifred Cecil. 

Joy In Singing offers artists and audiences many opportunities to experience and learn about this highly varied and wonderful music. 

Donations are tax deductible under the laws governing 501(c) 3 nonprofits. 

Please help us continue the work we do

to sustain the vitality of art song. 

Thank you for your support!

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

Arts critic, Patrick Dillon had this to say on May 2, 2018

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Master Teacher,
Dalton Baldwin
The Debussy Legacy
2018 Masterclass

Artistry- Interpretation- Communication: that is indeed the Joy In Singing

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