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Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions – Nebraska District

December 3, 2016 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions – Nebraska District

December 3, 2016


                                                               The Nebraska MONC Auditions official website is HERE.



Audition Information:

Saturday, December 3 at 10AM to 2PM in O’Donnell Auditorium

O’Donnell Auditorium is located in Rogers Center for Fine Arts, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE

       Intersection of 50th Street and Huntington Avenue

   (Please note that this is a change in venue from previous entry on this page- please tell your friends!)

The application deadline for 2016 Nebraska MONC auditions has passed.

The 2016 Judges are:

Cori Ellison, Dramaturge at Glyndebourne Opera & Vocal Arts Faculty, The Julliard School, NYC

Hal Franz, Freelance Opera Conductor, Faculty at the University of Nebraska-Omaha

Andrew Wentzel, Knoxville Opera Studio Administrator & Professor of Music, University of Tennessee

This year there will also be a Master Class by Cori Ellison on Sunday, December 4th. Time and location TBA. We hope to see you at both FREE events!



Congratulations to the three 1st prize winners from the Dec 3 2016 Nebraska MONC Auditions who will compete in St. Paul on Feb 19 2017:

KELSEY PARK  –  Mezzo-Soprano



  Other award winners on Dec 3rd:

Friends of Opera:         Timothy Madden
Opera Omaha:             Kate Johnson
Gary Jones Memorial:  Rocky Sellers
William D. Stibor:         Kaitlin Zardetto


The winner  from this District who progressed to the 2015-2016 Upper Midwest Regional Auditions at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts:

Lauren McAllister - mezzo-soprano

Nebraska MONC Auditions Winner:  LAUREN MCALLISTER  –  Mezzo-Soprano            LINK to 6 performance photos from Regionals  FLICKR

Nebraska District
Dr. Adrienne Dickson
3027 South 35th Street
Lincoln, NE 68516
Home: 402-483-0207

contact information for auditions:   http://www.nebraskametauditions.org/contact.html


December 3, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm