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USM senior wins the Nordica Scholarship

Rachel Shukan, voice major, USM

USM performance major Rachel Shukan received the Nordica Scholarship.

As the winner of this award, Shukan sang at the Nordica concert on August 17th.

The Nordica concert commemorates the performance of the famous opera singer Lillian Nordica who performed on August 17th, 1911 in her hometown of Farmington.

Shukan is a soprano at USM who studies with Ellen Chickering. She won the Eleanor Erdman and Diane Nixon Vocal Excellence Prize in the Bay Chamber Young Stars of Maine competition.

Read the full story here at Central Maine.com.