North Carolina District Auditions

North Carolina District Auditions

Audition Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Tate Hall, Overcash Building, Central Piedmont Community College, 1200 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina
Only first 40 applicants accepted.

Deadline for receiving applications and paying fees: Friday, December 16, 2019.
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.


Jonathan Dudley, Pianist and Vocal Coach in New York City
Scott Guzielet, Director of Artistic Operations, Palm Beach Opera
Natalia Katyukova, Vocal Art Faculty, Julliard

2019 Winners

Micaela Aldridge - Mezzo-Soprano
Joyner Horn - Mezzo-Soprano
Kathleen Felty - Mezzo-Soprano
Jemeese Yarborough - Soprano

Dorian McCall - Bass-Baritone
Mason Montclaire - Countertenor
Sydney Anderson - Soprano

Recognition Award:
Mahari Freeman - Soprano

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
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