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Welcome to our Eastern New York Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members.  Our ENY/NATS chapter is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting our local voice professionals and inspiring singers in our area.  Check out our Events page to stay updated on exciting singing opportunities.

~ Sylvia Stoner, President
Eastern New York Chapter, National Association of Teachers of Singing

News & Events

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Online meeting

Fall Troubleshooting Discussion, August 6, 2020

ENY/NATS will host a trouble-shooting discussion on best practices in remote and in person voice lessons, as well as auditions. When: Thursday August 6, 2020 5-6:30pm Where / Mode: TBD Participant Fee: Free.
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Stage and Microphone

First Impressions Audition Seminar, October 2, 2020

Who: High School seniors who will be completing college auditions for vocal performance, music education, musical theatre, and other similar majors. Juniors welcome to observe. When: Friday, October 2, 2020 (Application Due: September 29, 2020) Where: Virtual Zoom meeting, link to be shared with participant confirmation Time: 6:30-8:45 p.m. (or…
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Classical singer

The Aging Voice, October 3, 2020

Is your singing voice starting to feel uncomfortable? Is your range becoming more limited? Is the sound you’re creating less consistent and reliable? These issues and more will be addressed in this presentation on the aging voice. The physical, psychological and emotional aspects of this part of the singer’s journey…
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Actors on stage

2020 Musical Theater Competition and Masterclass, October 23-24, 2020

Now accepting applications! Musical Theater Competition Judges will include Soprano, Amanda Chmela, Broadway stage director, Thomas Caruso and Soprano, Mary McNulty. Thirty singers will be accepted. When: Saturday, October 24, 2020 • 11:00am-5:00pmWhere: Synchronous virtual event through Zoom platformParticipant Fee: $10Application: Opens September 25, 2020, 6pm EDT General Information and…
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Voice lesson

Art Song Festival, January-February 2021

Applications open Monday, November 16, 2020 at 5pm EDT for ENYNATS Chapter membersApplications open Monday, November 23, 2020 for non-Chapter and non-NATS membersApplications deadline: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 6pm EDT Festival will celebrate “Black Voices” including art songs and/or poetry by Black composers and writers. Additional resources for song…
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Images from previous ENY/NATS events

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Join Us!

We invite you to join our chapter! Please contact us for information. Our chapter meets bi-annually in mid-September and in mid-February. Our Annual Fall Meeting will be held on Sunday, September 23 at 7:00pm at the home of Corine Salon 1151 Lowell Road, Schenectady, NY.