Talking Shop:  Nurturing the Artist Within
 Saturday June 1st 2:00 pm

Dorothy Bauer, host
720 SW 4th Ave. 
Battle Ground WA 98604

How to do you encourage your students to express their unique artistry?  Who is an artist you particularly admire in this regard?  Host Dorothy Bauer will share thoughts on Maria Callas’s personal life and how it affected her art. Bring your thoughts and ideas and a snack/beverage to share!

Talking Shop about Breath
Saturday August 10th 2:00 PM
Hannah Penn, host
1552 NE 73rd Ave
Portland, OR 97213

Let’s talk about all things breath-related!  Bring your favorite breath exercise(s) to and a snack/beverage to share whilst we discuss.

Bel Canto Workshop with Daniel Mobbs– Saturday, September 14, 1 – 4 pm
University of Portland – Mago Hunt Recital Hall


Daniel Mobbs teaches at University of Portland and has spent 25 years researching/learning and performing Bel Canto repertoire all over the world. This workshop will explore the demands of this rep for each voice type and give tools as to how to help build technical and musical skill sets to master this genre.

He will work with two different voice types on properly warming up the voice and exercising the voice to be able to handle bel canto rep. Half of the workshop will be devoted to bel canto and extended breath control exercises , including warm-ups and half will be devoted to exploring repertoire in a master class style. Workshop will focus on legato, staccato, fioratura and other bel canto skills.

Northwest Regional NATS Conference
Vancouver, BC
November 1-3, 2019

Willamette Chapter Student Auditions Musical Theatre
University of Oregon
November 9th, 2019

Cascade Chapter Student Auditions Musical Theatre 
Lewis and Clark College
November 16-17 2019
Registration Closes November 1st, 2019

Cascade Chapter Student Auditions Classical
Pacific University
February 15-16 2020
Registration Closes January 31st,  2020




 Find information from the National NATS website about Student Audition Requirements HERE