Schedule of Events

Texoma Region’s 71th Conference and

70th Annual Student Auditions November 4-6, 2021

Hosted virtually by Texas Tech University

All times listed are Central US times

For those teachers entering students in the student auditions,

attendance at one of these three Judges Meetings is mandatory.

Judges Meetings
Saturday, October 23,        10:00 am
Sunday, October 24        5:00 pm
Tuesday, October 26        7:00 pm

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021

9:00am

Judging Schedule released and preliminary student auditions judging begins
 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021

7:00 pm
TEXOMA Region Board of Control Meeting

Zoom

9:00 pm

Preliminary Judging Due
 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2021

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2021

9:00am

Opening Ceremony and Semifinals announcements
 YouTube
  NATSAA Preliminaries Texas Wesleyan University

10:00-10:50am

Artist Series #1
Lazar Weiner (1897-1982) and the Treasure of Yiddish Art Song
Mikhail Smigelski, bass-baritone
Laura Bleakley, piano

YouTube

Bio

11:00-11:50am

Artist Series #2
Singing on the Spectrum: Understanding Neurodiversity in the Collegiate Music Setting
Rebecca L. Renfro, presenter

YouTube

Bio

12:30-1:20pm

Artist Series #3
Try Me, Good King: The Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII - A Performance Guide
Heather Hawk, soprano
Leslie Spotz, piano

YouTube

Bio

1:30-2:20pm

Artist Series #4
Canciones de Manuel M. Ponce: An Introduction to the Mexican Art Song Canon
Jessica Rosas Posada, soprano
Jackie Wood, piano

YouTube

Bio

2:30-3:20pm

Artist Series #5
Juliana Hall’s Cameos and the Female Visual Artist as Muse – From Inspiration to Creation and Beyond
Molly Fillmore, soprano
Elvia Puccinelli, piano

YouTube

Bio

5:30pm

Artist Series Q&A Sessions

Zoom

7:30pm  

Guest Artist Recital
John Paul Huckle

 YouTube

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2020

9:00-9:50am

Artist Series #6
Let’s Start at the Very End: Teaching the Singers of Generation Z 
Sarah Daughtrey, presenter

YouTube

Bio

10:00-10:50am      

Artist Series #7
K-pop, K-culture and K-opera
Soo Hong Kim, soprano;
Kwan Kyun Joo, tenor;
Soo Kyung Lee, piano

YouTube

Bio

11:00-11:50am

Artist Series #8
Ned Rorem’s Magnum Opus: Selections from Evidence of Things Not Seen 
Autumn West, soprano;
Olivia Yokers, soprano;
April Golliver-Mohiuddin, mezzo-soprano;
Catherine McDaniel, mezzo-soprano;
Jeffrey Picón, tenor;
Steven Sanders, tenor;
André Chiang, baritone;
Robert Glaubitz, baritone;
Megan Barth Argo, piano;
Megan Clewell, piano;
Jan McDaniel, piano

YouTube

Bio

1:00-1:50pm

Artist Series #9
Twenty-Four—A New Opera from Old Sources
Tony Boutté, presenter

YouTube

Bio

2:00-2:50pm

Artist Series #10
Gisela Hernandez Gonzalo’s Nueve canciones
Blythe Cates, soprano;
Orit Eylon, mezzo-soprano;
Ara Koh, piano 

YouTube

Bio

3:00pm

Semifinal scores are due
 

4:00-4:45pm

Texoma Business Meeting

Zoom

4:45-5:45pm

Artist Series Q&A Sessions

Zoom

7:30pm      

TTU opera presents Die Fledermaus 
in English and German
 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2020

9:00am

Announcement of Finalists

YouTube

2:00pm     

 
NATSAA
Final Competition and Presentation

Competitors at Texas Wesleyan University

 

YouTube

7:00pm     

 
Finals: Divisions 7B, 8B, 9, 10, 11B, 12B, 13, 14
Announcement of all Youth and College final results
Announcement of Grady Harlan Award Winner
Auld Lang Syne
Adjournment

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National Association of Teachers of Singing
Executive Director | Allen Henderson
President | Carole Blankenship
 
 
TEXOMA Region
Governor | Melinda Brou
Student Auditions Chair | Daniel Hunter-Holly
Treasurer/Registrar | Gregory Brookes
Assistant Student Auditions Chair | Michael Walsh
Webmaster | San-ky Kim
NATSAA Chair | Melinda Brou
Hall Johnson Competition Chair | Sarah Daughtrey
Musical Theater Auditions Chair | Brian Kuhnert
Artist Series Chair | Jeffrey Snider
 

 

 

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