January 2017 Convention

2017 Santa Barbara, CA Register Now!

The 2017 Convention will be held in sunny Santa Barbara, CA, January 4-8, 2017, at the beautiful Fess Parker Hotel, just steps away from the beach.  The convention will be themed:

Fostering Change: Performance and Pedagogy in Opera’s New Millennium

Convention App

The 2017 NOA Convention has gone mobile!

We're excited to announce we have a brand new mobile guide for you to use on Guidebook! Get the guide to access the most up-to-date information about our event, including schedules, maps, and much more.  Get our guide here: https://guidebook.com/g/noa2017

Tap the "Download" button to download the free Guidebook app
Open Guidebook and you can find our "2017 NOA Convention, Santa Barbara" guide
Tap "Enter passphrase" and enter "noa" to download our guide
See you there!

— 2017 NOA Convention Team


Convention registration is now open. Member rates are:

  • Early-bird: $395 through 9/30/16
  • Regular: $410 through 11/30/16
  • Late: $450 after 12/1/16

Register Now!

Please see also information about travel and lodging, including online hotel reservation.

Convention Schedule

Preview a draft of the convention schedule here:

Convention Grid

Convention Program Advertising and Exhibitors

The Convention Program is a valuable reference for the participants and a highly visible publication for those who drop in to experience the many wonderful convention events.

Please see the guidelines and schedule of fees for more information.

Deadline is December 1, 2016.

Santa Barbara

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