South Carolina District Auditions

Please visit the South Carolina MONC website for more information:

Audition date: Saturday, January 27th, 2018
R. Wright Spears Center for the Arts, Columbia College, 1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, SC 29203
Capacity: The first 40 applicantions received will be accepted.
Deadline for receiving applications: December 31, 2017

Please pay via PayPal on
You can also send applications and checks to:
Van and Bettie Edwards
6300 Goldbranch Road
Columbia, South Carolina 29206

Apply on National Metropolitan Opera Site:


Van and Bettie Edwards
H - 803 787 0287
O - (Bettie) 803 629 4458 and (Van) 803 609 5717
Email: scmonc @ yahoo .com

Prizes Awarded

Three equal prizes of $1200.00 to be awarded at judges' discretion
At least one Encouragement Award


Anthony Dean Griffey
Keith Wolf
Jonathan Dudley

2018 Winners

Murrella Parton, soprano
Nicholas Davis, baritone
Emily Skilling, mezzo-soprano

2016 Winners

Jason Nichols, tenor
Adrian Smith, bass-baritone
Aleksandra Romano - mezzo-soprano
Jemeesa Yarborough, soprano

2015 Winners

Corinthia Sims, soprano
JoAna Rusche, mezzo-soprano
Steven Eddy, baritone
William Davenport, tenor

2014 Winners

Karen Chia-ling Ho, soprano, $1,500
Jennifer Cherest, soprano, $1,500

Encouragement Awards
Blake Lampton, $300
Cera Finney, $300
Nathan Matticks, $300
Latoya Adams, $300
Laquavia Alston, $300
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