Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions–South Carolina District
Each year the Metropolitan Opera auditions singers ages 20 to 30 at various locations in North America. The South Carolina auditions will be at Columbia College in Columbia January 27 at 10 a.m. The singers chosen by the Met judges will each receive an award of $1,200 and be asked to sing again in the Southeast Regional Auditions in Atlanta. From Atlanta, the singers will go to the Met in New York for intensive training before competing in the Grand National Finals. The auditions are free and open to the public.