Kentucky Chapter Student Auditions

October 23 - November 7, 2020

Then Kentucky Chapter Student Auditions will be held online.

Registration will open Friday, October 9 and will close on Friday, October 23 at midnight. Please be sure to register in a timely fashion; once registration closes it does not reopen.

We will be using the AuditionWare website to register teachers and students. NATS members access the registration portal through the National NATS website,

The schedule of this audition process will be as follows:
Friday, October 2nd – Staff accompanist request-by date

Friday, October 9th – Registration opens

Tuesday, October 13th – Staff accompanists get recordings to teachers and students no later than this date 

Friday, October 23rd – Registration closes at 11:59pm

*The video vetting process will take place as registrations are submitted. This process will ensure that everything is uploaded correctly and corresponds to the repertoire information for that student (if we come across an issue, you will be notified immediately giving you the opportunity to fix it).

Friday, October 23rd at 7:00 pm CT – Emily Yocum Black, soprano (1st place winner in the 2019 Mid-South NATSAA Competition) Online Guest Artist Recital

Saturday, October 24th at 11:30 am CT - KY NATS membership business meeting (Zoom link will be provided once everyone is registered.)

Wednesday, October 28th – Video vetting process completed

Thursday, October 29th – Teacher adjudication begins

Monday, November 2nd – Teacher adjudication ends at 11:59pm

Saturday, November 7th at 1:00 pm CT – Finals Round aired on YouTube.  All teachers and students will be sent the link no later than 48 hours prior to the event.  A compilation video will be created of all the finalists in each category (unranked) and The rankings of the winners will be announced after all student performances are finished. (This presentation will be pre-recorded and available to watch at a later time.)