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2020 NATS Artist Awards Finalists Announced in New York City

posted on 4:46 PM, January 8, 2020
Six competition finalists were named and will sing in the final round tonight
NATSAA finalists (from left) Basse, Eduljee, Jones, Guerrero, Pagenkopf, and Hill

The 46th competition of the prestigious NATS Artist Awards (NATSAA) got underway today in New York City.  Six finalists were named and will compete in the final round for thousands of dollars in prizes, beginning tonight at 7:30 p.m. in The Roosevelt Hotel Grand Ballroom.

Designed for singers prepared to launch a professional career, the 2020 NATSAA competition is being held in conjunction with the National Association of Teachers of Singing Winter Workshop, and hosted in front of an audience of top professionals in the music industry.

2020 NATSAA Finalists


Laura Basse

North Central Region
Helenville, WI

Mory Ortman, pianist

 Serena Eduljee

Serena Eduljee

Northwestern Region
Issaquah, WA

Mory Ortman, pianist


Liliana Guerrero

Southeastern Region
Tallahassee, FL

Levi Gerke, pianist


Matt Hill

Mid-Atlantic Region
Washington, DC

Edward Kim, pianist


Tamra Jones

New England Region
Boston, MA

Samuel Oram, pianist


Hannah Pagenkopf

Intermountain Region
Calgary, AB, Canada

Ron Bennie, pianist