Prestigious award for young Dudley Park vocalist

Shania Eliassen.
Shania Eliassen.

DUDLEY Park 18-year-old Shania Eliassen was awarded the Michelle Robinson Award at the WAAPA Prizes and Accolades Classical Music Prizewinners’ Concert 2015 on September 8.

The award was given for the most outstanding mid-year exam performance by a first-year Classical Vocal student and is the only award that first-year WAAPA classical students are eligible to win.

Only six other students received awards, including percussionists, a pianist and two other classical vocalists from third-year and the post-graduate degree.

Eliassen is a soprano on aN ECU Excellence Award Scholarship.