January 2017 Convention

2017 Santa Barbara, CA Save the date!

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

Stay tuned for more information, including registration, travel, and lodging.

Session Proposals

If you are interesed in presenting a session at the convention, please complete the Session Proposal form by the June 17, 2016, deadline.  Submission is by email to .

Download Form Email Proposal

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

NOA Convention


Past Convention Info Indianapolis, January 2016

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2016 Indy Convention

Heritage and Hope: Celebrating Diversity in Performance and Pedagogy
Honoring the 20th Anniversary of the "Lift Every Voice" Legacy Awards

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