Our 2018 singers were:


Dorothy Gal - Encouragement Award

Braille Babcock

Samuel Chiba

Nicholas Kelliher - Encouragement Award

Aisha Campbell

Shannon Barry

Ashley Eason

Lucero del Mar - Encouragement Award

Jessika Roy

Jose Simerilla Romero - Encouragement Award 

Brittany Fouché

Mario Almonte

Courtney Elvira

Sergey Khalikulov

Ashique Sampson

Lyndsey Swann - WINNER

Simone Hicks - Encouragement Award

Brittany Santos

Haley Cox

Asmik Arutiuniants

Edgar Botta

Laura León - WINNER

Emily Howes

Sarah Payne

Betsy Diaz

Morgan Middleton

Lily Guerrero

Kyaunnee Richardson

Linsey Coppens - WINNER

Ana Collado

Jinyoung Kim

Aubrey Balleró

Gabriel La Sallette

Tiffany Collazo

Rebecca Benitez

Melissa Johnson



Met Auditions Florida District

Information for Singers


The Florida District will accept 40 singers for our auditions on January 19, 2019, in the order in which applications are received and complete.  An application is considered complete only when we have received the application and ALL other required documents AND when the $30.00 application fee has been paid. 


We will accept 2019 applications beginning in August, 2018. The deadline for applications is December 20, 2018.  Applications may close earlier if our limit of 40 singers has been reached, and a notice would be posted here at that time.


Florida District Prizes:

As all prizes are awarded at the discretion of the judges, we cannot predict in advance the exact number of prizes that will be awarded, or their exact dollar amounts. Generally, Florida District awards often are as follows:

  • Up to 3 equal winners’ prizes of $1,200.00 each, awarded at the judges’ discretion
  • Two or more encouragement awards of $400.00 each, awarded at the judges’ discretion


The winners of the Florida District advance to the Gulf Coast Region Finals, held in New Orleans, where they will compete with the winners of the New Orleans District, Houston District, Puerto Rico District, and Mexico District.


APPLY ONLINE HERE:


​https://www.metopera.org/about/auditions/national-council-auditions/apply-to-audition/nca-application/


You will need to attach the following documents:

  • resume (one page)
  • proof of age (copy of driver’s license or passport)
  • proof of 1-year residency or full-time university enrollment (ONLY needed if you are NOT a U.S., Canadian, or Mexican citizen)
  • headshot


Please PAY your $30.00 application fee ONLINE HERE:





Or, you may mail your $30.00 application fee (check or money order

payable to "MONC Florida District") to:

Joan Travis

1548 Langham Terrace

Lake Mary, FL 32746


If you have any problems with the online application, please contact Ms. Travis at joantrav@gmail.com. 


We will confirm receipt of your completed application by email, and later will send you more detailed information about the Auditions day.  NOTE TO APPLICANTS:  If you do not receive a confirmation email from Ms. Travis within a few days, please CHECK YOUR SPAM/JUNK FOLDER.  If it is in spam, please move it to your inbox so that future emails will get through to you!


See the map below for the location of our Auditions at Trinity Preparatory School, 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park, FL.  The closest hotels are near the area of the University of Central Florida.