The Opera Guild for Atlanta was delighted to sponsor the Georgia District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at Kopleff Recital Hall on the Georgia State University campus. This year’s judges were: John Churchwell, San Francisco Opera Victoria Livengood, mezzo-soprano Gayletha Nichols, Executive Director Metropolitan National Council (MONC) Auditions Pictured above […]
Click on the red “continue reading” link to view a card from Reginald Smith, one of our Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Georgia District winners, who advanced through the Southeast Region Auditions and went to the Met Opera stage and took FIRST PRIZE in the 2015 MONC Competition.
The Metropolitan Opera National Council (MONC) Auditions, Georgia District The Metropolitan Opera National Council held the Georgia District auditions on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Twenty-nine singers, ages 20 to 30, competed. The judges awarded three First Place prizes and two Encouragement Awards. Winners are pictured left to right: Stephen McCluskey, 22, bass-baritone, Encouragement Award Alan […]
Dinner honoring the MONC Georgia District Judges Opera Guild for Atlanta members gather to greet each other and the judges at the Capital City Club in Brookhaven. Before the entertainment, Opera Guild members visit over cocktails. President Bill Snyder greets Opera Guild members and introduces the evening’s live musical entertainment. Richard Clement, tenor; Rolando Salazar, piano, […]
The Opera Guild for Atlanta was proud to sponsor an Educational Outreach performance at the Galloway School in conjuction with the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Georgia District on Friday, November 20, 2015. Caitlin Andrews, soprano, and Andy Bayles, piano, performed four arias for the Galloway High School chorus members. Piangerò la sorte mia Quando m’en vo’ […]
All the contestants at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Southeast Region Auditions, held Feb. 15, 2015 at 2 pm at Spivey Hall in Morrow, GA, pictured below after the awards ceremony. Pictured left to right: William Davenport, tenor, SC District, first place Reginald Smith, Jr, baritone, GA District, first place Brian Mextorf, baritone, NC District, […]
The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Georgia District Winners November 22, 2014 Pictured left to right: Co-director Christina Howell; District winners Reginald Smith, Jr; Caitlin Andrews, Trey Smagur; Co-director Alexis Lundy The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Encouragement Award Winners Pictured eft to right: Nicholas Yaquinto, Megan Brunning, John Tibbetts
AOG members applaud the beautiful singing of soprano Elizabeth Claxton Castillo before a delicious meal with good friends at the November Judges Dinner at the Capital City Club in Brookhaven! Soprano Elizabeth Claxton Castillo with Andrew Bayles, pianist Pre-concert socialization!
A wonderful gathering of talent at the February 2014 GA District Auditions at Glenn Memorial UMC on the Emory University Campus. Pictured Left to Right: Alexis Lundy, Co-Director: Marina Harris, Megan Mashburn, & Abigail Santos Villalobos, Winners; Cynthia Shepherd, Co-Director. Cynthia Shepherd Co-Director, presents the Encouragement Award. Megan Samarin, Encouragement Award winner. Bill Snyder, President-Elect; Alexis Lundy, […]
Enjoy the photos from the Judges Dinner held at the Druid Hills Country Club the night before the January 2014 GA District Auditions . Performers Bradley Howard and friends. President Susan Sumner Oder with AOG Guild friends. AOG members enjoying the lovely evening of food, fellowship, and live musical entertainment.