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Sophomore's Performance with Lafayette Symphony Orchestra Draws Rave Review

December 7, 2006

Shie Kantor_magic flute.jpgDecember 7, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - During Saturday night's performance of Indiana's Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, "the stage was owned by Shie Kantor, a soprano, formerly of Jefferson High School's Music Department and now a student at DePauw University where she is majoring in vocal performance and dance," writes Dick Jaeger in the Courier & Journal. "Her moving rendition of the aria 'V'adoro pupille' from the second act of Handel's Giulio Caesare displayed remarkable control and a near coloratura range. She followed this with a coquettish performance of an aria from Der Freischutz coolly displaying her comfort with acting and stage movement." (photo shows Kantor in last spring's DePauw Opera production of The Magic Flute)

Kantor performed estra Saturday as one of three winnersDePauw Logo White.jpg of the 2006 Lafayette (Indiana) Symphony Orchestra Keller Competition. As a finalist, Kantor also received a cash prize.

Read the newspaper column by clicking here, and learn more about Shie Kantor in this previous article.