North Carolina District Auditions

Audition Date: Saturday, January 20th , 2018 at 10:30 am
Dana Auditorium, Queens College - Charlotte, North Carolina
Only first 40 applicants accepted

Deadline for receiving applications and paying fees: Friday, December 18th, 2017
Make Checks payable to: MONC/NC

Send applications and checks to:
Mrs. Paul Paliyenko
108 Coach Ridge Trail
Matthews, N.C. 28105

Apply on National Metropolitan Opera Site:


Mrs. Leslie Paliyenko, North Carolina District Director
108 Coach Ridge Trail,
Matthews, North Carolina 28105

Mr. Steve LaCosse, North Caroline District Director

Prizes Awarded

Up to three equal prizes of $1200.00 to be awarded at judges' discretion.
Up to two Encouragement Awards of $500 awarded at judges' discretion.


Ruth Golden
Brad Woolbright
Dominic Cossa

2018 Winners

Kathleen Felty, mezzo soprano
Joshua Lovell, tenor
Shelley Marie Mihm, soprano
Jordan Starved, soprano

2017 Winners

1. Jacquelyn Stucker, soprano
2. Alyssa Martin, mezzo-soprano
3. Kathleen Felty, mezzo-soprano
4. Jemeesa Yarborough, soprano

2016 Winners

1. Matthew Reese
2. Brain Vu
3. Vincent Turregano

1. Nicole Hodgins
2. Alexandra Schenck

1. Kaswanna Kanyinda

2015 Winners

1. Brian Mextorf, baritone
2. Gretchen Krupps, mezzo-soprano
3. Joshua Conyers, baritone
4. Rebecca Krynski, soprano
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