Previously known as The Burnt Hills Oratorio Society
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Jacob from Charmaine

Jacob O’Shea

Emily Martin

Emily Martin

News flash: Meet this year’s winners!

Vocal Scholarship Award Winners

Burnt Hills Oratorio Society is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Vocal Scholarship Awards! Congratulations to Emily Martin and Jacob O’Shea.

Winners’ Biographies

Emily Martin is a graduate of Columbia High School were her musical activities have included school musicals, the theatre group, and chamber singers. She participated in NYSSMA with an All-State Solo and won the high school’s Columbia Idol singing competition. Emily studied voice with Frances Wittmann for seven years and wants to pursue a career in journalism.

Jacob O’Shea is a graduate from Shenendehowa High School were he participated in Choraliers, Mostly A Cappella and in several musicals. He has been selected for the New York School Music Association’s Conference All-State Choir, the American Choral Director’s Association’s Eastern Division Honor Choir, and the National Association for Music Education’s All-National Choir. Jacob has been taking voice lessons with Diane Warner and wants to pursue a career in opera.