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Announcing the NATS 56th National Conference in Knoxville

56th National Conference, June 26-30, 2020
posted on 10:17 AM, November 26, 2019
Join us for the 56th NATS National Conference in beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee. There’s MORE of everything for your enjoyment and enrichment, making this the most exciting event yet. Re-connect with long-time friends, meet new colleagues, and be inspired as we bring our conference to Knoxville!

More MUSIC than ever before!


The NATS 56th National Conference promises to have something for everyone – teachers, students, and performers alike. Join us for what is sure to be one of our most exciting National Conferences ever in Knoxville Tennessee, June 26-30, 2020.  We are pleased to offer a diverse lineup of internationally known performers and speakers, including The American Spiritual Ensemble, Patrice Michaels and Notorious RBG in Song, collaborative pianist Andrew Harley, NATSAA and NMTC Winners, a Community Sing, a GRAND songSLAM, AND MORE!! For the first time ever, NATS will take over several live music venues near our hotels and curate an evening of diverse performances by NATS members and students celebrating the diverse styles we teach and perform.  FIVE outstanding pre-conference workshops, College Expo, and over FIFTY breakout sessions in addition to our publisher showcases and exhibit hall round out our programming.  Along with the NSA Finals, we celebrate the future of singing with recitals featuring the winners of NATSAA, National Music Theater and Art Song Composition competitions. Join us for the ever-popular poster sessions, publisher showcases, and exhibits, and the final evening’s Gala Banquet honoring NATS Lifetime Achievement Award winners.

You will be hearing more details in the coming weeks and our website continues to expand every day with even more exciting details. This conference, our largest professional development event, will feature more variety and more members than ever before sharing their expertise in break-out sessions. Start making your plans to join us today. 


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Andrew Harley
American Spiritual Ensemble