Apply to Audition

Are you ready?

As a young singer, you may be asking yourself, “Am I ready for a Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition?” Even though prize money is given, the real value to these auditions is what you learn from them.


Participation in the 2020-2021 Metropolitan Opera (Met) National Council Auditions is subject to our governing regulations.

Audition Dates

These auditions will be facilitated over Zoom and are not location dependent. You may apply to any District, regardless of your geographic location.

The National Semifinals and Grand Finals Concert will take place in New York City at the Metropolitan Opera House on the following dates:

National Semifinals - Sunday, May 9, 2021*
National Grand Finals Concert - Sunday, May 16, 2021*

*Alternate plans will be made if we are unable to host the Semifinals and Grand Finals in person.


The application process for the 2020-2021 season is now closed.


Payment information will be provided on October 12, 2020 to those singers who have qualified for a District audition.