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 to the Illinois District for the 2017-2018 season are closed. Applications for the 2018-2019 season will be available on the MET National Council website in August 2018. Winners of the Illinois District will advance to the Central Region Finals in January 2018. 

2017 Audition Results

Jared Esguerra, tenor
Diana Newman, soprano
Mario Rojas, tenor

Carlos Cardenas, tenor
Emma WitbolsFeugen, mezzo-soprano
Ryan Wolfe, bass-baritone

Winners to Advance:

Encouragement Awardees:


Illinois District Contact

David Loewe
Central Region Auditions Director

Jason Pompeii
Illinois Auditions Assistant Director

When & Where

Saturday, October 21, 2017
1:00pm to 6:00pm

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


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