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Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions – Nebraska District

December 1, 2018 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


                                                               The Nebraska MONC Auditions official website is HERE.



Audition Information:

Saturday, December 1 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


The 2018-19 Judges will be:

Annie BurridgeGeneral Director & CEO, Austin Opera

Bruce Stasyna: Conductor, Chorus Master & Music Administrator,
San Diego Opera

William Stone: Voice Faculty, Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia, PA & Head of Voice Faculty, Maryland Lyric Opera Young Artist Institute, Hyattsville, MD

This year the Carl “Ky” Rohman Master Class will be presented by Bruce Stasyana on Sunday, December 2nd in Emerson Recital Hall (Nebraska Wesleyan University) – 12:30 PM

We hope to see you at both FREE events!

Singers who will be auditioning on Saturday Dec 1 2018:

2018/19 MONC Nebraska DISTRICT AUDITIONS SINGERS and their hometowns (Flickr Album)

José Maldonado, Baritone from Los Angeles, CA
Rafael W Porto, Bass-Baritone from Indianapolis, IN
Aida Carducci, Soprano from New York, NY
Melanie Ashkar, Mezzo Soprano from Arlington, VA
Matthew Gerhold, Tenor from Atkins, IA
Carter Tholl, Soprano from Wichita, KS
Cecelia Hastreiter, Soprano from Elkhorn, NE
Erin Bryan, Soprano from Madison, WI
Wesley Frye, Tenor from Minneapolis, MN
Hayley Shoemaker, Mezzo Soprano from Quinter, KS
Victoria Handford, Soprano from Kansas City, MO
Timothy Madden, Bass Baritone from Kosciusko, MS



Nebraska District MONC Auditions were held on Saturday Jan 27, 2018

Winners of the January 27 2018 Nebraska District MONC Auditions:

Thaddeus Ennen – baritone   Nebraska District winner Jan 27 2018    Photos from Upper Midwest Regional

Jessica Johnson Brock – mezzo soprano    Nebraska District winner Jan 27 2018    Photos from Upper Midwest Regional

BRIAN JEFFERS – tenor    Nebraska District winner Jan 27 2018    Photos from Upper Midwest Regional




December 1, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm