New This Year to the Central Region NATS Conference:

Summer Program Auditions!

AIMS in Graz       Cornish-American Song Institute

Clear Creek Music Festival          La Musica Lirica

 Opera-Viva            Orvieto Musica              

International Music Festival of the Adriatic       

Students may register to sing one audition for multiple programs.  

Register here!

Date:    Saturday, October 28th, 2017, beginning at 1:00

Location:  Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Audition:  All program representatives (one per program in the audition room) will be in the collective audition.

Repertoire:  one aria and one art song

Time Limit:  5 minutes

Fee:  $20 - Students will pay a nominal registration fee to offset logistical expenses and accompanist fees.  A pianist will be provided for the audition.  Programs will waive any regularly charged audition/registration fees for this event.  Singers may pay at the time of the audition, or in advance with a check mailed to:

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On Saturday, October 28th, in conjunction with the annual Central Region Conference and Student Auditions, we will be hosting our First Annual Summer Program Auditions (SPA). Please promote and encourage this wonderful opportunity to your students. If you are affiliated with a summer music program, you are welcome to participate as a panelist in the audition process and hear a wealth of potential program participants in one location. It is a cost-effective opportunity for both the auditioning singers and the summer program panelists. Any student of a current Central Region NATS Member in good standing and registered for the conference is eligible to audition for the "Summer Program Auditions".

For more information, please contact Kate Saulsbury.