NATS 2019 Summer Workshop

Join us at St. Olaf College for a wide-ranging workshop on diction for the university and studio teacher!

St_Olaf_College_-_areial_photo_02.jpgJune 27-29 - St. Olaf College
Northfield, Minnesota

Join us for diction and repertoire workshops and master classes in Russian and Scandinavian repertoire, as well as comparative and practical solutions for teaching the standard languages in the private or university studio. Opportunities abound for singing in master classes and immersing yourselves in new repertoire!

Featured Presenters  Program Schedule  

Special hotel room rate: $ 119 per night (Reserve by May 25)
FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES BY MARRIOTT (Online reservation portal coming soon)

Campus housing at St. Olaf College will be available: Details coming soon.   


St_Olaf_Logo_Color_horizontal.jpgKristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, Vice President for Workshops
Alison Feldt, Local Coordinator

Online registration available soon.

  • $235: Early registration fee for members
  • Early registration deadline: May 1
  • ($265 member registration fee after May 1)

Featured Presenters

Anton Belov 
Associate Professor, Linfield College
Russian native Anton Belov, author of Singing in Russian as well as several Russian opera libretti, explores both Russian diction and repertoire.

Anna Hersey
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
Scandinavian diction specialist Anna Hersey brings the gorgeous singing repertoire of Scandinavia to a more accessible level.

Amanda Johnston 
Associate Professor, University of Mississippi
Collaborative pianist Amanda Johnston makes singing in German more approachable for singers of all ages through a comparative language lecture and master classes.

Cheri Montgomery
Lecturer, Vanderbilt University
Diction guru Cheri Montgomery, author of the Lyric Diction Workbook Series, solves teaching concerns for those in and outside the university setting.

Mentored Teaching Experience

Workshop participants have the opportunity for a session with a mentor teacher for an additional $50.
• Gain valuable feedback on your teaching and materials.
• Strengthen your studio pedagogy.
• Re-energize your teaching.

Also Featuring

NATS National Student Auditions
2019 Semifinal and Final Rounds
June 27-28
Total Prizes: Over $35,000