Illinois district

Welcome to the Illinois District page for the MET National Council Auditions! Information about the Illinois District Auditions and contact information can be found here. Please don't hesitate to reach out with any inquiries. 

Applications for the 2019-2020 Illinois District Auditions are now closed. We encourage you to apply to the Kentucky District for this season.

2019-20 Awards

Mason Cooper, bass-baritone
Luke Lemmeier, countertenor
Daniel O’Hearn, tenor
Elisa Sunshine, soprano

Ashlyn Brown, mezzo-soprano
Olivia Doig, soprano
Kevin Wheatle, baritone

Winners Advancing:

Encouragement Awardees:

Audition Details

Friday, October 4 or first 35 applicants
Business, no formal gowns or tuxes, please
Andrew Jorgensen, Joshua Major, Lidiya Yankovskaya
Kit Bridges, Laurann Gilley
Times will be announced by October 8
Grant Park South Garage

Application Deadline:

Official Accompanists:
Audition Times:

Illinois District Contact

Jason Pompeii
Illinois Auditions Co-Director  

Bill Smith
Illinois Auditions Co-Director

When & Where

Saturday, October 12, 2019
Time: 12:00pm

Ganz Hall
Roosevelt University
430 South Michigan Avenue
7th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60605


Additional information can be found on the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions website