2019-2020 Bayer Fund Artists-in-Training Class Selected
25 students from the St. Louis and Southeastern Illinois area have been selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Bayer Fund Artist-in-Training program. These students were chosen through a selective audition process. The 2020 AIT class is comprised 12 returning singers and 13 new singers, and represent the Belleville, Clayton, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Ladue, Mehlville, Normandy, St. Louis Archdiocese, St. Louis Public, Francis Howell, Parkway, Pattonville, Ritenour, and Rockwood school districts. Students kicked off the new AIT year with an afternoon retreat which focused on community-building, and featured a question-and-answer session with AIT Alumnus Daniel McRath, who spoke about his journey as a both an AIT and his career in the performing arts. Congratulations to the new 2020 Artists-in-Training class!