Southeast Regional Final Auditions

Please join us on Sunday, February 2, 2020for the Regional Auditions!
Hosted at the beautiful Spivey Hall, of Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia 30260
Admission price $40.00
Guest Performer: Jasmine Habersham

Patrons Dinner:
Date: January 31, 2020
Piedmont Driving Club, 1215 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Apply on National Metropolitan Opera Site:


For our Southeast Region:

Margaret Talmadge Howell, Regional Chairman
J. Barry Schrenk, Director of Membership and Finance
Randy Romig, Director of Auditions
Bradley Howard, Media Relations
Heather McNay, Media Relations

Prizes Awarded

Ryan Smith Memorial First Place Award Winner receives $6,000 and goes to New York to compete in the National Semi-finals.
Second Place Winner receives $3,000.
Third Place Winner receives $1,500.
Two Encouragement Awards, each receives $500.

(Please note: All cash awards are at the discretion of the judges.)


Peter Russell, Director Vocal Arts, Washington DC
Keith Wolfe, Arts Administrator, Birmingham Opera
Sophie Joyce, Executive Director of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program

2019/2020 Winners

Congratulations to our 2019 winners for Georgia!

First Place - Gabrielle Beteag - Mezzo-Soprano
Second Place - Jake Skipworth - Baritone
Third Place - Chelsea Lehnea - Soprano
Fourth Place - Joseph McBrayer - Tenor

Encouragement Awards:
Jouelle Roberson - Soprano
Savannah Cathey - Soprano
Emma Robertson - Soprano
Hanan Davis - Soprano
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