Emily Pogorelc is the 2020 recipient of the Luminarts Fellowship in classical voice. Sponsored by Frank De Vincentis, the fellowship is awarded annually by Luminarts Cultural Foundation in Chicago, Illinois.
Ms. Pogorelc competed in two rounds at the Union League Club in Chicago, after which the Classical Voice Fellowships were awarded to Ms. Pogorelc and tenor Mario Rojas by a distinguished panel of judges including sopranos Nicole Cabell and Kimberly Jones. This fellowship is a monetary award of $15,000 and joining the elite roster of distinguished artists. The Luminarts Classical Music Fellowship program is sponsored in part by the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation.
About Luminarts Cultural Foundation
Luminarts Cultural Foundation was founded in 1949 as the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation. Created by members of the Union League Club of Chicago, the organization is committed to encouraging Chicago-area young talents through awarding fellowships in visual arts, creative writing, classical music and jazz. They also offer extensive opportunities for their fellows through project grants and support for opportunities, mentorship, and workshops.
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