More news on the Carnegie Mellon University front. Again, Classical Musings is going to have an element of local reporting to it, so feel free to send in similar announcements for me to post in between the other post.
Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Pojanowski, an alumnae of Carnegie Mellon University, recently won the Chautauqua Opera's 2008 Apprentice Artist Award. She had roles this season including the Fox in "The Cunning Little Vixen" and was a soloist with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra.
Pojanowski also studied at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, has performed with the Cincinnati Opera, Dayton Opera and Eugene Opera and is a member of the Seattle Opera Young Artist Program. The award includes a prize of $2,500.