• Production Competition

    See the winners of last year's opera production competition, who will be honored at our annual convention in Salt Lake City!

    Pictured: Le comte Ory produced by Lawrence University

  • Conference Registration

    Register now to attend our next conference in majestic Salt Lake City!

    "Pioneering the Future of Opera"
    January 2-5, 2019

National Opera Association

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Join or renew your membership to ensure you continue to receive all the benefits of belonging to the NOA. We offer opportunities for everyone in the world of opera to work together for the advancement of quality in performance and pedagogy. Whether professional or amateur, pedagogue or performer, staff member or volunteer, you can serve the cause of opera through your membership in NOA.

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2019 Conference Salt Lake City

"Pioneering the Future of Opera"

Our next conference will be held January 2-5, 2019, in majestic Salt Lake City at the serene Four-Diamond hotel Little America Hotel Salt Lake City.

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Conference Schedule

Have a look at the Conference Schedule to see all of the events planned.

Conference Program Advertising and Exhibitors

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

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


About NOA

NOA members are the foundation builders for the future of opera.

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.

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Latest News from NOA

May 15, 2018 |
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NOA is pleased to announce two recipients of this year's fellowship: Andreas Hager and Kumiko Shimizu.

Read about them and their work which these fellowships will help support!

2018 Vocal Competition Emily Pogorelc, 1st Place Winner Scholarship Division
Jan 7, 2018 |
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Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Carolyn Bailey and Dominick Argento Vocal Competition in New Orleans!  The competition finals were held January 6, 2018.

Jan 6, 2018 |
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Marian Anderson, one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century, was awarded a "Lift Every Voice" Legacy Award from NOA at its New Orleans convention.  It was the first such award to be given posthumously by the organization, in honor of Ms. Anderson's distinguished career and role as a groundbreaking icon for generations of singers.