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2017 Save the Date


Save the date for the 2017 NOA Convention, which will be held in sunny Santa Barbara, CA, from January 5-8 at the stunning Fess Parker Hotel.

Stay tuned for more information about the convention's theme and for a call for session proposals!

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Save the Date: 2021 St. Augustine, FL, Conference

St. Augustine: "Exploration and Discovery"

NOA's 66th Annual National Conference will be held at the World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort, January 6-9, 2021.

Whether dipping your toe or diving right in, NOA’s warm waters on Florida’s subtropical coast invite you to join us for four days of performances and presentations. Come to St. Augustine to explore, experience, and celebrate significant past and present practices, methods, and inquiries on music-drama.

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St. Augustine, FL
World Golf Village Renaissance, St. Augustine, FL

Session Proposals

Do you have a great idea for a session you'd like to present at our January 2021 conference in St. Augustine?

If so, please submit the Session Proposal form by May 18, 2020 for your presentation to be considered.

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.

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

Latest News from NOA

Feb 1, 2020 |
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Session proposals are now being accepted for the 2021 National Conference in St. Augustine (January 2021) on a wide variety of topics including opera education, practice, performance, production, history, outreach, and composition.

Please complete the Session Proposal Form by May 18, 2020 for your presentation to be considered. Presenters will be notified by mid-July whether their proposal has been accepted.

Jan 10, 2020 |
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Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Collegiate Opera Scenes Competition in Cleveland, held at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

Jan 10, 2020 |
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Conductor and pianist Howard Watkins was this year's recipient of the "Lift Every Voice" Legacy Award, recognized at the Gala Banquet at this year's conference in Cleveland.