CONGRATULATIONS to our new Mid-Missouri Chapter!  

President:  Susan Quigley-Duggan

Vice-President:  Steven Jepson

Secretary/Treasurer:  Amy Johns

SNATS Coordinator:  Julia Bentley

Chapter Auditions Coordinator:  Trent Rash

A group of long-time NATS members from the center of the state have achieved chapter status and will host their first Auditions Event April 21, 2018 on the campus of Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri.

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2017 Central Region Semi-Finalists in the National Student Auditions!


 CONGRATULATIONS to the Central Region participants included in the NATS Intern Program Class of 2017: Nicholas Shaneyfelt of Luther College, Katherine Jolly of St. Louis University, Kathryn Leemhius of Illinois State University and Katherine Petersen of Northeastern Illinois University!


Central Region members presenting at the 2016 National Conference:

Dr. Aaron Johnson, Pre-Conference Workshop "The Aging Voice," Friday, 9 am - 1 pm

Stephen Smith, Plenary Session Master Class, Friday, 3:30 - 5 pm

Julia Bentley, "Making our Garden Grow:  Cultivating 21st-Century Art Song," Saturday, 9 - 10 am

Davin Youngs, "You've Got a Business, Teaching Singing - Entrepreneurialism and the Contemporary Independent Voice Studio, Saturday, 9 - 10 am

Grace Kolbo, Poster Session, "Exploring Nia for Singers," Saturday, 12 - 2 pm

Lisa Griffith, Publisher Showcase, "Imagine Music Together in Your Community," Saturday, 12:10 - 12:55 pm

Chris Thompson, NATS Talks, "Electronic Juries - Saving Trees and Achieving the Most out of Digital Assessment in the 21st Century, Saturday, 5 - 6 pm

Karen Bauer, "Kinesthesia in Singing:  Science in Action," Sunday, 4 - 5 pm

Maria Lagios, Angela Presutti & Michelle Areyzaga, Publisher Showcase, "ECS Publishing," Sunday, 5:15 - 6 pm

Karen Brunssen with AATS, "Accesible Publication:  Copyright and Integration of 21st Century Means of Publishing for Academic, Personal and Professional Use of Printed Music, Monday, 9 - 10 am

Dr. Robert Bastian, Plenary Sessions, "Voice Science I and II," Monday, 10:30 am - 12 pm & 2 - 3:30 pm

Melissa Foster, "Rocking the Traditional Singing Boat:  How to make the transition from classical to contemporary musical theatre and beyond," Monday, 4 - 5 pm