The MONC Eastern Region is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 season.

Applications Available

Only the FIRST 90 COMPLETED (meaning paid & fully received) will be accepted. All applications need to be received by October 28th.

Before submitting your application, please make sure to read the Governing Rules; no exceptions will be made to these rules.

The most important Guideline: YOUR BIRTH DATE MUST FALL ON OR BETWEEN AUGUST 1, 1988 – AUGUST 1, 1998 IN ORDER FOR YOU TO BE ELIGIBLE TO AUDITION

After submitting your application, please proceed to PayPal (see below) to submit your Application Fee. 

If you have any questions, please read through our FAQ first. If you can't find the answer there, send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation from the MetOpera right away. Within a few days, you will also receive a confirmation from the Eastern Region with details about your auditions.

We look forward to having you at our District Auditions.

Application Fee Payment:

Only submit your application fee after you have submitted your application.

Make sure to add the name of the applicant in the comment section.

Application fees are non-refundable.

IMPORTANT DATES

Application deadline: October 28th, or anytime before that when 90 completed applications have been received.

District Auditions:

November 7 & 8 at Baruch College's Engelman Recital Hall (55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010)

Auditions scheduled between 10am and 5pm. It is not necessary to be present all day, but feedback will be given to all who want it around 5pm, regardless whether you auditioned in the morning or afternoon.

Judges: TBD

Pianist: TBD

Region Finals:

February 6, 2019 at Baruch College's Engelman Recital Hall (55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010)

Auditions will run from 12pm to about 6pm; please be advised you will have to be present during that time for the auditions, the announcements and the feedback.

Judges: Melissa Wegner, Jeremy Geffen and TBD

Pianist: TDB

Semi-Finals:

March 24, 2019 at the Metropolitan Opera - You need to be in NY and available from Thursday, March 21, 2019 through Sunday, March 24, 2019

Grand Finals:

March 31, 2019 at the Metropolitan Opera - You need to be in NY and available from Monday, March 25, 2019 through Sunday, March 31, 2019.