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Cal-Western Regional NATS Student Auditions

January 14, 2017 - January 15, 2017

Saturday and Sunday January 14 & 15, 2017.  REGISTRATION IS OPEN at www.natsauditions.com from Nov 1 – Dec 1, 2016.

IMPORTANT INFO regarding the Regional Student Auditions event being held at Grand Canyon University.

All Cal-West Regional NATS members have received the following information re: the student auditions event from Cindy Dewey. (See the following LINKS for the PDFs)  PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION CAREFULLY.  This is  a REGIONAL EVENT – questions about the following information should be directed to the Regional Student Auditions Chair, Ruth Ellis, ruth@ruthellis.net,

CWR 2017 Opening Letter

CWR 2017 Registration Instructions

CWR 2017 Fee Schedule

CWR 2017 Schedule

CWR 2017 Categories

CWR 2017 Hotel and University Info

CWR 2017 Guest Artist

CWR 2017 Presenter Bios

Student auditions for our district this year will be at the Cal-West Regional Student Audtions being held at Grand Canyon University.   Please take special note of the DATES since this timing is different than in years past.   Both Classical and Musical Theatre categories will be offered at this Regional NATS event. See info and links below:


Please view Regulations for NATS Student Auditions at Every Level

FAQ – National Student Auditions

More info to come!   Below is info from Cindy Dewey, Cal-West Regional Governor:

Announcing the 2017 NATS Cal-Western Regional Student Auditions and Conference

WHEN:                        Saturday-Sunday, January 14-15, 2017

REGISTRATION PERIOD:  November 1, 2016 – December 1, 2016

WHERE:           Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

WHAT:                        Student Auditions

NSA      Progressive Auditions (preliminary round)

Top 5 in each progressing category are eligible to compete in NSA

YouTube Screening Round

Additional Regional (Non-progressing) categories*

Youth Classical (Pre-HS)

Youth Musical Theatre  (Pre-HS)

Adult Avocational

*We are considering adding non-progressing CCM (contemporary, commercial music-Pop, Rock, Jazz, etc.) categories.  If you are interested in entering students in CCM, please register your vote by emailing rachel.velarde@gcu.edu


Excellent Conference Sessions

Master Classes

Featured Guest Artist Recital

Workshops for students and teachers


NATS members and friends are invited to submit proposals for special sessions to be presented at the Cal-Western Regional Conference.

The following items are required as part of the application process:

  1. A PDF document of a narrative describing the session in detail (2 page maximum)
  2. Electronic letter of support for the presentation by one active NATS member
  3. High-resolution photo of all presenters.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:       September 1, 2016

All proposals mus be submitted via email to:  cindy.dewey@usu.edu


January 14, 2017
January 15, 2017
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Grand Canyon University
3300 West Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85017 United States
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