Support the National Council

General Support

This season, the National Council Auditions program will produce 43 auditions days including the National Semifinals and Grand Finals. Your gifts ensure the perpetuity of this important opportunity for young singers.

Join the National Council

Contributions from National Council members provide direct support for the Met and the National Council Auditions program. Members receive discounts at the Met Opera Shop, Met Opera On Demand and online store, a subscription to Opera News magazine, and robust in-house benefits during the opera season.


Gifts to the Awards fund go directly to MONC's singer prizes. This season, MONC will be awarding $1,000 to District Winners and $3,500 to Region Winners. At the National level, Semifinalists receive $2,500, Finalists receive $10,000, and Grand Finals Winners are awarded $20,000. 

Education Fund

Education Fund grants are available to contestants of the National Council Auditions who reach the Semifinal round or further. Your gift directly supports the development of these singers for up to 3 years.