Mezzo-soprano Adanya Dunn has been awarded a $10,000 Developing Artist Grant from the The Hnatyshyn Foundation in Canada.
Adanya just received her master's degree in Classical Voice from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. She will stay on for one more year of study at the CvA as Contract Student. She is studying voice with Don Marrazzo and coaches with Nathalie Doucet.
Upcoming performances include an opening recital performance in the Grote Zangers series at the Muziekgebouw and a solo recital in their Canal House series, and a concert tour of the Netherlands with her voice-piano duo, featuring original compositions and arrangements.
In an effort to foster excellence in new talent, The Hnatyshyn Foundation assists the most promising young Canadian performing artists enrolled in post-secondary educational or training institutions. Seven grants of $10,000 are awarded annually, one in each of the following performing arts disciplines: classical music (orchestral instrument), classical music (piano), classical vocal performance, contemporary dance, jazz performance, acting (English theatre) and acting (French theatre).