Congratulations to the finalists of the NOA Chamber Opera Competition! Portions of each were chosen last month. The finalists are:
The Dawn Makers by Allen Shearer, composer, Claudia Stevens, librettist
The Clever Artifice of Harriet and Margaret by Leanna Kirchoff, composer and librettist
The Lady of Shalott by Christopher Weiss, composer, S. O’Duinn Magee, librettist.
Portions of each will be produced at the national convention by the UNCG Opera Theatre in collaboration with the UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem. The winning opera will be presented in its entirety at our national convention in 2016.
We are kicking off a new Capital Campaign with a goal of raising $30,000.00 over the next three year period. Please consider how your contribution or three-year pledge can help further the mission of the National Opera Association, and donate now.
All issues from March 2008 onward of The Opera Journal are now available online for access by NOA Members.
Applications for this year's opera stage director internship are now being accepted. The recipient will work one on one with distinguished veterans of opera stage direction during an opera scenes workshop, young artist program or opera production. Application deadline for the 2015 cycle is October 15, 2014. Please read the internship guidelines for more information.