National Council Regional Contact Information

All application materials including payment should be sent to the appropriate contact person who can also answer specific questions about the auditions in that District or Region.

All of our District and Region audition dates, deadlines and contact information are listed below or view a chronological listing of audition dates. This information and is subject to change and is updated regularly.

Central Region

Illinois District
Contact: 

David Loewe, Executive Director
Phone: TBA
Email: davidcloewe@gmail.com
Website: http://metauditionscentralregion.com/districts/illinois/ 

Audition information: 
Date: October 21, 2017
Location: Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: TBA

Indiana District
Contact:
 
Sarah J. Slover, Auditions Coordinator
Cell: 812-340-0510
Office: 812-855-1059
Email: indianamonc@gmail.com
Website: http://metauditionscentralregion.com/districts/indiana/

Audition Information: 
Date: October 22, 2017
Location: Indiana Landmarks Grand Hall, 1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, IN
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 35 complete applications received will be accepted.

Kentucky District 
Contact: 
Kris Gilbert, District Co-Director
Email: lexmetaudition@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.kydistrictauditions.org

Audition Information: 
Date: November 11, 2017
Location: First Presbyterian Church, Lexington, KY
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 30 applications received will be accepted.

Ohio District 
Contact:
Mr. Richard I. Lauf, District Director
Home: 513-741-0318
Email: richlauf@fuse.net
Website: http://metauditionscentralregion.com/districts/ohio/

Audition Information: 
Date: October 28, 2017
Location: Werner Recital Hall, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: TBA

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Central Region Finals

Regional Contact:
David Loewe, Auditions Director
Phone: 312-659-9395
Email: director@metauditionscentralregion.com 
Website: http://metauditionscentralregion.com/

Region Finals Information: 
Date: January 21, 2018
Location: The Music Institute, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201

Eastern Region

Eastern Region & New York District
Contact:
Ms. Stefanie VanSteelandt, Auditions Coordinator
Email: svansteelandt@nycmonc.org
Website:  http://www.nycmonc.org/faq/ 

Audition Information:
Date: January 17-18, 2018
Location: Merkin Hall, New York, NY
Deadline: All application materials must be received by December 15, 2017.
Capacity: The first 90 complete applications received will be accepted.

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Eastern Region Finals

Region Finals Information: 
Date: March 4, 2018
Location: Merkin Hall, New York, NY

Great Lakes Region

Buffalo/Toronto District
Contact:
 
Leah Schneider Wietig and Margaret Wietig, Auditions Administrators
Cell: 716-713-4130
Email: moncbuffalotoronto@gmail.com
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Audition Information: 
Date: January 13, 2018
Location: Flickinger Center at Nichols School, 1250 Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 50 complete applications received will be accepted.

Michigan District
 
Contact: 
Ms. Megan McDonald, Auditions Coordinator
Email:  moncamichigan@gmail.com  

Audition Information:
Date: October 28, 2017
Location: Madonna University, Kresge Hall, 36600 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia, MI 48154
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 40 complete applications received will be accepted.

Pittsburgh District 
Contact: 
Dr. Christopher Scott, District Co-Director
Cell: 309-721-7578
Email: moncpgh@gmail.com

Audition Information: 
Date: December 9, 2017
Location: Kresge Theater at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 40 complete applications received will be accepted.

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Great Lakes Region Finals

Regional Contact:
Glen Peterson
Cell: 616-540-6245
Email: petrsng@gmail.com

Region Finals Information:
Date: January 27, 2018
Location: St. Cecilia Music Center, Grand Rapids, MI

Gulf Coast Region

Florida District
Contact:
Joan Travis, Auditions Manager
Phone: 321-363-3020
Email: joantrav@gmail.com
Website: www.metauditionsflorida.org 

Audition Information: 
Date: January 20, 2018
Location: Trinity Preparatory School, 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park, FL  32792
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: TBA

Houston District
Applications Contact:
Richard Dickson, Singer Liaison
Cell: 713-240-6561
Email: MONCHouston@gmail.com

For Information about Auditions: 
Rhonda Sweeney, District Director
Phone: 713-522-1669
Email: MONCHouston@gmail.com

Audition Information:
Date: January 6, 2018
Location: Alice Pratt Brown Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: TBA

New Orleans District 
Contacts:
Susan Wallace, District Co-Director
Phone: 202-631-1351
Email: susangaricwallace@gmail.com

Audition Information: 
Date: March 24, 2018
Location: Roussel Hall at Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: TBA

Puerto Rico District 
Contact:
Ada Sofia Esteves, Esq., District Director
Cell: 787-645-8374
Email: Esteves1@gmail.com 

Audition Information:
Date: January 28, 2018
Location: Emilio Belaval Theatre, University of the Sacred Heart, San Juan, PR
Deadline: All application materials must be received by January 5, 2018. 
Capacity: TBA 

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Gulf Coast Region Finals

Regional Contact: 
Diane Dupin, Region Co-Chairperson
Home: 504-282-9655
Fax: 504-282-9680
Email: charlesd85@aol.com 

Region Finals Information: 
Date: March 25, 2018
Location: Roussel Hall at Loyola University in New Orleans, LA

Middle Atlantic Region

Capitol District
Contact:

Mr. Brian Boyle, District Director
Cell: 202-321-4329
Email: bossarts@gmail.com

Audition Information: 
Date: November 12, 2017
Location: The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: TBA

Philadelphia District 
Contact: 
Mr. Brian Boyle, District Director
Cell: 202-321-4329
Email: bossarts@gmail.com
Website: www.moncauditionsma.org 

Audition Information:
 
Date: December 2, 2017
Location: Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 40 complete applications received will be accepted. 

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Middle Atlantic Finals

Regional Contact:
Mrs. Carol Pierson, Region Auditions Co-Director
Home: 703-893-5318
Email: carolpierson@cox.net 

Region Finals Information: 
Date: February 25, 2018
Location: Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC

Midwest Region

Arkansas District 
Contact: 
Mrs. Melissa Thoma, District Co-Director
Cell: 501-831-7728
Work: 501-664-5672
Email: melissat@thomathoma.com

Audition Information: 
Date: January 27, 2018
Location: Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 35 complete applications received will be accepted.

Kansas City District 
Contact: 
Dr. Wilma B. Wilcox and Melinda J. Cannady, District Directors
Email: kansascitydistrictmonc@gmail.com

Audition Information: 
Date: January 20, 2018
Location: White Recital Hall, University of Missouri at Kansas City, 4949 Cherry, Kansas City, MO  64110-2229
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 40 complete applications will be accepted.

St. Louis District
 
Contacts: 
Phoebe and Spencer Burke, District Directors
Phone: 314-726-6271
Email: metopstl@gmail.com

Audition Information: 
Date: February 3, 2018
Location: Ethical Society of St. Louis, 9001 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO 63117-1003
Deadline: All application materials must be received by January 19, 2018.
Capacity: The first 30 complete applications received will be accepted. 

Tulsa District 
Contacts: 
Susan and Timothy Young, District Directors
Cell: 918-625-8977
Email: tulsa.met.auditions@gmail.com 

Audition Information: 
Date: January 20, 2018
Location: Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center for Education, 2520 S. Yorktown Avenue, Tulsa, OK
Deadline: All application materials must be received by January 6, 2018
Capacity: The first 40 complete applications received will be accepted.

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Midwest Finals

Regional Contacts: 
Ron and Barbara Glass, Region Co-Chairpersons
Home: 918-663-6321
Work: 918-742-8336 (Ron)
Cell: 918-809-4300 (Barbara)
Email: brglass@cox.net

Region Finals Information: 
Date: March 17, 2018
Location: Lorton Performing Arts Center, University of Tulsa; Tulsa, OK

New England Region

Boston District 
Contacts: 
Robert Eastman, Registration Chairperson
Phone: 239-970-6207
Email: moncboston@gmail.com
Website: http://www.neaudition.org 

Audition Information: 
Dates: January 7-8, 2018
Location: Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory in Boston, MA
Deadline: All application materials must be received by December 8, 2017.
Capacity: The first 80 complete applications received will be accepted.

Connecticut District 
Contact: 
Ms. Robin Valovich, District Director
Phone: 203-641-6447
Email: rvalovich@yahoo.com 

Audition Information: 
Date: December 2, 2017
Location: Co-Op Arts & Humanities High School, 177 College St. New Haven, CT 06510
Deadline:  All application materials must be received by November 17, 2017.
Capacity: The first 40 complete applications received will be accepted.

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the New England Region Finals

Regional Contact: 
Mrs. Pauline Ho Bynum, Region Chairperson
Home: 617-734-6424
Email: phobynum@comcast.net

Region Finals Information: 
Date: January 28, 2018
Location: Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory, Boston, MA

Northwest Region

Idaho/Montana District
Contact:
 
Dr. Diana Livingston Friedley, District Director
Phone: 208-282-2611
Email: lividian@isu.edu

Audition Information:
Date: November 4, 2017
Location: Jensen Hall, Stephens Performing Arts Center, Idaho State Univ., Pocatello, ID
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 25 complete applications received will be accepted.

Oregon District
Contact:
Mrs. Jutta Allen, District Director
Home: 503-294-0010
Cell: 503-816-6162
Email: juttaallen@comcast.net

Audition Information: 
Date: October 8, 2017
Location: Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University, Portland, OR
Deadline:  All application materials must be  received by September 29, 2017.
Capacity: The first 30 completed applications received will be accepted.

Washington District 
Contact: 
Maxine Levy, District Director
Phone: 253-874-6525
Email: maxine.a.levy@comcast.net

Audition Information: 
Date: October 29, 2017
Location: Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA
Deadline: All application materials must be received by October 9, 2017.
Capacity: The first 30 complete applications received will be accepted.

Western Canada District
Contact:
Nicolas Krusek, District Director
Phone: 604-538-7794
Email: moncvancouver@outlook.com

Audition Information:
Date: November 12, 2017
Location: The Old Auditorium, 6344 Memorial Road, Univ of British Columbia, Vancouver
Deadline: All materials including payment must be received by October 20, 2017.
Capacity: The first 30 applications will be accepted.

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Northwest Region Finals

Regional Contacts:
Maxine Levy, Region Auditions Director
Phone: 253-874-6525
Email: maxine.a.levy@comcast.net
Website: www.metoperanw.com 

Region Finals Information:
Date: March 4, 2018
Location: Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA

Rocky Mountain Region

Arizona District 
Contact: 
Ms. Kimberley Smith, District Director
Phone: 480-510-3517
Email: kimpainter77@gmail.com 
Website: http://moncarizona.org

Audition Information: 
Date: November 4, 2017
Location: Musical Instrument Museum, 423 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 40 complete applications received will be accepted.

Colorado/Wyoming District 
Contact:
Lynn Harrington
Phone: 303-464-0659
Email: lynnhsings@comcast.net

Audition Information: 
Date: January 27, 2018
Location: Gates Hall, Newman Center, University of Denver, Denver, CO
Deadline: All application materials must be received by December 15, 2017. 
Capacity: The first 50 complete applications received will be accepted.

New Mexico District
Contact:
Renato Estacio, District Director
Cell: 702-449-7022
Email: renato@nmswag.com

Audition Information: 
Date: January 6, 2018
Location: Keller Hall, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 50 applications received will be accepted.

Utah District 
Contact: 
Natalie Cope, Auditions Coordinator
Cell: 801-628-8034
Email: moncauditions@gmail.com
Website: http://www.utahmoncauditions.org/index.html

Audition Information:
Date: November 11, 2017 at 11am
Location: Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Deadline: All application materials must be received by October 31, 2017.
Capacity: The first 50 applications received will be accepted.

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Rocky Mountain Region Finals

Regional Contacts: 
Dr. Stephen Dilts, Region Chairperson
Cell: 720-530-0483
Email: sdiltsj@mac.com 
Website: http://metoperaauditionsrockies.org/

Ms. Mary Ann Ross, Region Auditions Director
Phone: 303-333-2595
Email: maryannross3294@comcast.net 

Region Final Information: 
Date: January 28, 2018
Gates Hall, Newman Center, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Southeast Region

Georgia District 
Contact: 
Christina Thompson Howell, District Co-Director
Phone: 678-492-0272
Email: georgiamonc@gmail.com

Audition Information: 
Date: November 18, 2017
Location: Kopleff Recital Hall, Georgia State University, Atlanta
Deadline: All application materials mustbe received by November 1, 2017.
Capacity: The first 40 applications received will be accepted.

Middle/East Tennessee District 
Contact: 
Jocelynn McCall, District Co-Director
Cell: 615-346-7805
Email: jocelynnem@aol.com

Audition Information: 
Date: January 6, 2018
Location: Trevecca University
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 35 complete applications received will be accepted.

North Carolina District 
Contact:
Dr. Steven LaCosse, Auditions Coordinator
Phone: 336-287-7786
Email: stevenlacossencmonca@gmail.com

Audition Information:
Date: January 20, 2018
Location: Dana Auditorium at Queens University at 1900 Selwyn Avenue in Charlotte, NC
Deadline: All application materials must be received by December 27, 2017.
Capacity: The first 40 complete applications received will be accepted.

South Carolina District 
Contacts: 
Mr. & Mrs. Van and Bettie Edwards, District Co-Directors
Home: 803-787-0287
Email: scmonc@yahoo.com
Website: www.scmonc.com

Audition Information: 
Date: January 27, 2018
Location: Spears Center for the Arts, Columbia College, 1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, SC 29203
Deadline: All materials must be received by December 31, 2017.
Capacity: The first 40 applications received will be accepted.

West Tennessee District 
Contact: 
Benjamin Smith, District Co-Director
Email: MemphisMet@gmail.com

Audition Information: 
Date: January 13, 2018
Location: Harris Concert Hall, University of Memphis
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 35 completed applications received will be accepted.

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Southeast Region Finals

Regional Contact: 
Mrs. Margaret Talmadge Howell, Region Chairperson
Cell: 678-361-7638
Email: mrtalmadge@msn.com
Website: http://www.southeastauditions.org

Region Finals Information: 
Date: February 11, 2018
Location: Spivey Hall at Clayton State University in Atlanta, GA

Upper Midwest Region

Iowa District 
Contact: 
Ms. Sara Compton, District Co-Director
Work: 515-294-7389
Email: scompton@iastate.edu

Audition Information: 
Date: January 6, 2018
Location: Tye Recital Hall, Iowa State Universtity, Ames, IA
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 35 complete applications received will be accepted.

Minnesota District 
Contact: 
Ms. Connie Fullmer, District Director
Home: 952-935-4717
Email: info@metauditionsmn.org

Audition Information:
Date: March 24, 2018
Location: Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Saint Paul, MN
Deadline: All application materials including payment must be received by March 9, 2018.
Capacity: N/A

Nebraska District 
Contact: 
Dr. Adrienne Dickson
Home: 402-483-0207
Email: adriennecw@hotmail.com

Audition Information: 
Date: January 27, 2018
Location: Nebraska Wesleyan University, O'Donnell Auditorium, 5000 St. Paul Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504
Deadline: All application materials must be received by January 12, 2018.
Capacity: The first 30 applications received will be accepted.

North Dakota-Manitoba District 
Contact: 
Dr. Royce Blackburn, District Co-Director
Cell: 701-747-0465
Email: NDMBmetoperaauditions@gmail.com

Audition Information: 
Date: October 28, 2017
Location: Josephine Campbell Hall, Hughes Fine Arts Building, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: The first 30 applications received will be accepted.

Wisconsin District 
Contact: 
Ms. Kathy Pyeatt, District Co-Director
Home: 414-881-8766
Email: kpyeatt@wi.rr.com
Website: www.moncwi.org

Audition Information: 
Date: November 4, 2017
Location: Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, Brookfield, WI
Deadline: All application materials must be received by October 16, 2017.
Capacity: The first 40 applications received will be accepted. 
*Online applications strongly encouraged. Please submit a bio (150 words or less) with your application for use on our website.

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Upper Midwest Region Finals

Regional Contact: 
Ms. Connie Fullmer, Region Co-Chairperson
Home: 952-935-4717
Email: info@metauditionsmn.org
Website: www.metauditionsmn.org

Region Final Information: 
Date: March 25, 2018
Location: Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Saint Paul, MN

Western Region

Los Angeles District 
Contact: 
Ms. Susan Malinowski, District Co-Director
Home: 626-792-6706
Cell: 626-375-5406
Email: susanmal7823@gmail.com

Audition Information: 
Date: October 21, 2017
Location: Thayer Hall, The Colburn School, 200 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90012
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: N/A

Nevada District 
Contact:
Luana De Vol, District Co-Director
Phone: 702-812-4688
wagnersoprano@cox.net

Audition Information:
Date: October 14, 2017
Location: Doc Rando Recital Hall, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
Deadline: All application materials must be received by October 10, 2017.
Capacity: The first 50 applications received will be accepted.

San Diego District 
Contacts: 
Kathryn Thickstun, District Co-Director
Home: 619-805-5354
Email: sdmonc@cox.net
Website: www.sdmonc.org 

Audition Information: 
Date: October 7, 2017
Location: Crill Performance Hall, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA
Deadline: All application materials must be received by September 18, 2017.
Capacity: The first 40 complete applications received will be accepted.

San Francisco District 
Contact: 
Ms. Khori Dastoor, District Director
Home: 510-250-9213
Email: SFMetAuditions@gmail.com
Website: www.sfmetauditions.org

Audition Information: 
Date: October 8, 2017
Location: San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-6011
Deadline: TBA
Capacity: N/A

The winners of these District auditions will compete in the Western Region Finals

Regional Contact: 
Mrs. Molly Siefert, Region Chairperson
Home: 626-437-5944
Email: mstar16@mindspring.com

Region Final Information: 
Date: January 14, 2018
Location: Zipper Hall, The Colburn School, 200 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA