SIU School of Music Voice Faculty Advances in International Competition

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Benningfield National Finalist

Music International Grand Prix is a new international competition for musicians of all ages. The Inaugural 2021 Season entrants have the chance to perform at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall in NYC.

SIU Benningfield

Dr. Brittany Benningfield, a Lecturer of Voice at Southern Illinois University claims 1st place in the Chicago Semifinals round of the Music International Grand Prix. She is one of seven finalists for the voice area grand prize. The final competition will be held April 30 and May 1 in Manassas, Virginia.

Though the initial rounds of competition had been moved to online-only due to the ongoing pandemic, the finalists, including Benningfield, will perform in-person.

Read more about Dr. Benningfield as a member of the SIU School of Music Faculty here.

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