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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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2021 Virtual Conference

Strengthening the Foundation: National Opera Association's 2021 Virtual Conference

NOA's 66th Annual National Conference

Virtual Conference
2021 Virtual Conference

Conference Schedule and Information

Missed the conference?  It's not too late to gain access to all of the conference sessions by registering for access! 

Take a look at the full conference schedule and see the variety of sessions, competitions, and opportunities for engagement attendees enjoyed in this year's virtual format.

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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

Nov 15, 2020 |
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How did you manage to produce opera this semester while thinking "outside the box"? We're celebrating the creativity and resiliency of our members with a conference showcase of video shorts demonstrating the range of approaches undertaken in teaching and producing during COVID. [ continue... ]
Student Webinar with Don Greene Don Greene
Oct 6, 2020 |
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Students (and interested others!): join us for a webinar with Don Greene, peak performance psychologist, on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 8pm EST. [ continue... ]
2021 Virtual Conference 2021 Virtual Conference
Sep 30, 2020 |
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As the time for our national conference draws closer, NOA leadership has been diligently monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic, including local, state, and national guidelines, travel advisories, and health protocols.  As a result of these considerations and careful negotiations with our contracted hotel in Florida, we have decided to postpone our in-person St. Augustine conference until 2022, and instead hold our 2021 national conference virtually.

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