First True Voice Award Announced on Transgender Day of Visibility

In recognition of International Transgender Day of Visibility, Washinton National Opera announced Katherine Goforth as the first recipient of the “True Voice Award.”

The new award was created specifically for transgender or nonbinary opera artists by the creators of “As One,” Kimberly Reed, Laura Kaminsky, and Mark Campbell in collaboration with Washington National Opera. The “True Voice Award” which will be given out every three years provides career training, artistic coaching, funding, and performance opportunities for those within the community.

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