• Session Proposals

    Do you have a great idea for a session you'd like to present at our January 2017 convention in Santa Barbara?

    If so, please submit the Session Proposal form by June 17, 2016 for your presentation to be considered.

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  • Opera Competition

    Submit your entry in this year's competition by June 30, 2016.

    Eligible productions are those presented between June 1, 2014, and June 15, 2015. The submitting institution or a member of the production staff must be an NOA member.

    Pictured: The Tender Land produced by Lawrence University

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  • Santa Barbara 2017

    Save the date!

    Make plans to attend the 2017 NOA Convention, which will be held in sunny Santa Barbara, CA, from January 5-8 at the stunning Fess Parker Hotel.

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  • Vocal Competition

    Congratulations to the winners of the annual 2016 Vocal Competition! The competition consisted of two divisions: Artist, for ages 25-40, and Scholarship for ages 18-24, and $8,500 in prizes were awarded.

    Pictured: Jennifer Lindsay, 2016 Legacy Award winner

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National Opera Association

Chamber Opera Composition Deadline


Competition now open!!  Please note that May 1, 2016 is the deadline for submissions for the 2016-2018 competition cycle for NOA's Chamber Opera Composition Competition.

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2017 Convention Santa Barbara, CA

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

Make plans now to attend our annual convention January 4-8, 2017 in sunny Santa Barbara at the beautiful Fess Parker Hotel, just steps away from the beach.

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Session Proposals

Do you have a great idea for a session you'd like to present at our January 2017 convention in Santa Barbara?

If so, please submit the Session Proposal form by June 17, 2016 for your presentation to be considered.

About NOA

The National Opera Association promotes excellence in opera education and pedagogy through its support of a diverse community of opera educators and professionals.

Who is the diverse community? Opera directors, conductors, librettists, composers, vocal coaches, voice teachers, scholars, administrators, other professionals, and enthusiasts involved in the training and mentoring of young singers in college, university, and conservatory opera programs, as well as community-based and small professional opera companies and young artist programs.

Find out more about us and ways you can get involved!

Latest News from NOA

Mar 9, 2016 |
severtki

Competition deadline approaching soon!! Please note that May 1, 2016 is the deadline for submissions for the 2016-2018 competition cycle for NOA's Chamber Opera Composition Competition.

Scene from 2014-2016 winner The Clever Artifice of Harriet and Margaret; Leanna Kirchoff, Composer and Librettist

Jan 11, 2016 |
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Legendary soprano Ester Hinds was honored at the Indianapolis convention's Gala Awards Banquet as the NOA's 2016 "Life Every Voice" Legacy Award winner.

Photo credit: Richard Poppino

Jan 10, 2016 |
severtki

Congrats to the winners of the Collegiate Opera Scenes Competition at the Indianapolis convention!

Pictured: Dvorak, Rusalka, Act I, sc. 1, DePauw University

Photo credit: Richard Poppino