More GUEST ARTISTS, more SESSIONS
More WORKSHOPS, more for STUDENTS
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 Metropolitan Opera superstar Lawrence Brownlee, Tom Cleveland, 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.