Event Schedule

2019 CWR Regional Conference and Auditions

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For more detailed information about presenters and events, visit the Presenters page.



Friday, January 18, 2019


5:00-10:00 PM  

Teacher Pre-Conference Workshop: The Versatile Voice: One Foundation, Many Styles. Presenter: Alexis Davis Hazell. $50.00 Fee.


7:00-8:00 PM  

Student Pre-Conference Workshop: Audition Preparation. Entrances and Exits. Working With a Pianist. Performance Anxiety. Presenter: Ruth Ellis. $10.00 Fee.


Saturday, January 19th 


8:15-9:45 AM  

Mandatory Judge’s Meeting and Breakfast


9:00 AM–6:00 PM  

Preliminary Auditions


2:00 PM–3:00 PM  

Drama in the Voice Studio: Dramatic Preparation of Vocal Repertoire, Errik Hood


3:15 PM–4:15 PM  

Classical Master Class with teachers Albert Lee and Olga Perez


4:30 PM–5:30 PM  

Panel Discussion: Collaborative Teaching Models 


8:00 PM–9:15 PM  

Guest Artist Recital, Alexis Davis-Hazell, mezzo-soprano


Sunday, January 20, 2019


8:00 AM–9:00 AM  

SNATS Summit Breakfast


9:15 AM–10:15 AM 

Change Your Fee Structure to Change Your Life: Alternative Pricing to the Pay-Per-Lesson model, Michelle Markwart-Deveaux


9:15 AM–10:15 AM   

Music Theater Singing By the Book, Brian Manternach


10:30 AM–11:30 AM  

SongHelix, Art Song Discovery meets the Digital Humanities, Seth Keeton


10:30 AM–11:30 AM 

Sing Out Louise,  Music Theater Workshop and Master Class with teacher CJ Greer


11:45 AM–1:00 PM  

Guest Artist Masterclass, Alexis Davis-Hazell


1:15 PM–2:15 PM  

Leadership Luncheon (by invitation)


2:30 PM–6:30 PM 

Finals Auditions (Top 3 singers in categories that progress to national NSA compete for prize money. All NATS teachers present judge.)


6:30 PM–7:30 PM 

SNATS Poster Paper Session and Reception


7:30-9:00 PM 

Awards Presentation