student singers at nj nats doris lenz festival

NJ NATS holds two events for students each year:

  • Festival of Singing (for college-aged & adult singers)
  • Doris Lenz Festival (for high-school aged singers)

Register for these festivals online at
For an instructional document on how to register online, click here

Doris Lenz Festival for High School Singers

The 2022 Doris Lenz Festival for High School Singers

Saturday, October 29, 2022
Rutgers University
Mason Gross School of Music, Marryott Music Building, Douglas Campus
81 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Masks are required for all except when singing or in hallways.

Festival Schedule
9:00 – NJ NATS Chapter Meeting
9:30-9:50 – Judges’ Meeting
10:00-4:00 – Auditions
12:00-1:00 – Introduction to Stage Combat Class with Dr. Sean McCarther
1:30-2:45 – Musical Theatre Master Class with Robert Edwin
3:00-4:15 – Classical Master Class with Bryan Hymel
4:30 – Award Ceremony and Recital

Online deadline for registration: October 20, 2022
Online registration:

Festival of Singing for Collegiate and Adult Singers

Saturday, February 19, 2022
Westminster Choir College of Rider University
Fine Arts Building/Gill Chapel
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Masks are required for all and at all times.

Festival Schedule
9:00 – NJ NATS Chapter Meeting
9:30-9:50 – Judges Meeting
10AM – 4PM – Auditions
12:30 -1:30 – Self Care for Singers
Christine Schneider, Visceral Voice and Life-Light Massage Therapy
1:30 – 3:00 – Classical Master Class
Margaret Cusack, Westminster Choir College at Rider University
3:00 – 4:30 – Musical Theatre Master Class
Mike Ruckles, Mike Ruckles Voice Studios
4:30 – Awards Ceremony and Recital


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