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

The final rounds of the 2020-2021 MONC Season will be livestreamed and available to the public:

National Semifinals - Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 11am EST
National Grand Finals Concert - Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 3pm EST

Registration is required to view both the semifinal competition and the Grand Finals Concert; to register, visit


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.