ALANATS Student Auditions 2019

February 15 and 16

University of Mobile 

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Registration:

  • Registration will take place online via the NATS website, and we're shooting for it to go live in the next few days.
    • Access to Registration:         Login at www.nats.org, and then go to Member Home

  • Most importantly - make sure that you're NATS dues are paid and up to date.  You will not be allowed to register students if they are not - it takes at least 24 hours to be recognized as up-to-date in the system.  So, you will not be able to pay dues and register for the AlaNATS Student Auditions at the same time.
  • Registration will close at midnight on February 8th.

Business Dinner:

  • The business dinner will begin at 5:00 pm (Feb. 15) and the Business Meeting will follow the dinner.
  • All members are required to attend the meeting, but not required to purchase the meal that will be offered.
  • Meal cost is $20.00 and can be purchased in the registration system.  A vegetarian option will be available.

Hotel Options and Rates (rates are quoted for our NATS event):

  • Microtel– 1124 Shelton Beach Rd, Saraland, AL 36571, Single/double $59 +tax Suites $69 +tax (251) 675-5045                  
  • Holiday Inn Xpress– 1401 Industrial Pkwy, Saraland, AL 36571, Single/double $89 +tax/Suite regular price      (251) 378-6300
  • Fairfield– 2950 Towneship Blvd, Saraland, AL 36571,Same rates as HIX (251) 406-8572
 
Preliminary Schedule

Thursday, February 14

7:30 p.m.                     Alabama NATS Executive Board Meeting,Donald Gallery

 Friday, February 15
8:00 a.m.                     Judges Meeting, Moorer Auditorium 
9:00 a.m.                     Categories 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B
1:00 p.m.                     Categories 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B, 13, 14

5:00 p.m.                     Alabama NATS Business Dinner, Place TBA

7:00 p.m.                     Finals Concert: Friday categories

                                    Shiloh Baptist Church 717 Cleveland Rd, Saraland, AL 36571

 

Saturday, February 16

8:15 a.m.                     Judges Meeting, Moorer Auditorium 

9:00 a.m.                     Categories 1-4B, 5A, 5B, 6A, 6B, 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B, 15-16

1:00 p.m.                     Finals Concert: Saturday categories

                                    Shiloh Baptist Church 717 Cleveland Rd, Saraland, AL 36571

Reminders:

  • All members entering students are required to be available to judge both days.

  • Any member who is unable to judge but wants to enter students must have a substitute available for both days, and the substitute must be a member in good standing.

  • NATS Staff Accompanist Fees: $13 for Categories 1-8, $20 for Categories 9-16

  • NATS Staff Accompanists will be available on a first-come, first- serve basis one hour prior to the beginning of auditions each day. Teachers may arrange with the staff accompanist to meet at another convenient time if they choose to do so.

  • All accompanists must use original music/scores. No photocopies are allowed, even to facilitate page turns. Music from public domain sites such as IMSLP, music purchased online, or CD Sheet Music printouts may be used, but should be disclosed to the judges ahead of the audition if possible.
Please click on the documents below for forms and registration instruction.

NATS National Auditions Resource Page:

https://www.nats.org/nsaresources.html