Announcing the 2020 National Student Auditions!
Encourage your students to participate in this exciting event - open to all students of NATS members.
Video production can begin anytime this fall for submission in January
"The long-standing tradition of regional NATS Student Auditions offers the opportunity for the top performers in each region to compete with other top artists from around the country. Students of NATS members will begin
by performing during their regional auditions, either via live or online audition.
Five singers from each regional category will advance to a national online screening round.
Fourteen singers from each of the 14 categories (plus the Hall Johnson Spirituals Competition during conference years) will advance to the semifinal round where three singers from each category will be selected
to compete in the final round."
The North Central Regional Audition is conducted online: students submit videos
for adjudication, and chosen to advance as outlined above.
Dates for the 2020 North Central Preliminary Round NSA:
January 20,2020 Registration/video submission open (via Auditionware)
February 17,2020 Registration/video submission closed
February 28, 2020 Online adjudication begins
(teachers whose students submit materials are asked to adjudicate categories in which they do not have students entered)
March 15, 2020 Adjudication complete, results of NC Prelim announced and submitted to NSA coordinators
June 26-30, 2020 National semi- and final rounds held at the NATS 56th Annual
Conference in Knoxville, TN. (exact dates TBD)