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2007 Award Recipients

Fresno Musical Club is proud to showcase its Past Award Recipients. Please click on the tabs and read about our talented award winners. View 2008 award winners here.

  • Melissa Wolfmann
  • Michael Gorham
  • Daisy Chin
  • Teresa Yu
  • Williard Roberson
  • Bret Hembd

Melissa Wolfmann, winner of the 2000 Ritchie Award and also the 1995 Pollack Award

2005-2006 season career highlights include Miss Wolfmann’s critically acclaimed debut of the role Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera with Townsend Opera and a “testy” Nella in Gianni Schicchi and Sylvianne in The Merry Widow with Fresno Grand Opera.   Other performances this past season include soloist in Fresno Grand Opera’s “Encore Concert”, and Messiah highlights and Gala Concert soloist appearance with Townsend Opera.

Michael Gorham: winner of the 1998 Ritchie Award and the 1996 Pollack Award

Daisy Chin: winner of the 2005 Ritchie Award and the 2001 Minich Award.

Teresa Yu: winner of the 2007 Susan Torres Award

Williard Roberson. He won the Minich Award in 2005

Bret Hembd winner of 2006 Ritchie Award and the 2005 Pollack Award.