By Thia Longhi / September 27, 2018

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The 2019 winners the Florence Reinauer Memorial Music Award ($2,500) & the Marjorie Vandervoort Vocal Award ($1,200) have been named.

The Ridgewood Choral is pleased to announce Soprano Laura Cardona of Wayne, NJ as the winner of the 2019 Florence Reinauer Memorial Music Award of $2,500 for excellence in instrumental or vocal performance. The award is given to a high school senior who intends to continue his or her musical education at an institute of higher learning.  Instituted in 1967, the fund was later endowed by Franklin Reinauer as a memorial to his wife Florence.  To date the Choral has awarded more than $45,000 to encourage talented young musicians. 

The Marjorie Vandervoort Vocal Award in the amount of $1,200 was instituted in 2018 in honor of Marjorie Vandervoort’s 25 years as Music Director. Tenor Joseph Bucci of Mahwah, NJ is this year’s winner.

Ms. Cardona and Mr. Bucci will perform at the Ridgewood Choral 91st Anniversary Spring Concert on Saturday, April 6 at 7:30 pm at West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood. 

To apply next year, please apply on this website in February 2020.

 

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