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)

These events are open to singers who are currently studying with a voice teacher that is a member of NJ NATS.

Festival of Singing for Collegiate and Adult Singers

Saturday, February 17, 2024
Rowan University

More information is forthcoming. In the meantime, see the 2023 festival packet below for requirements and repertoire information.

Festival Schedule



Registration Opens: January 2024 on Audition Now
Registration Deadline: February 9, 2024
Online registration can be done by teachers at:

Doris Lenz Festival for High School Singers

The 2023 Doris Lenz Festival for High School Singers:

Sunday, October 22nd, 2023
Montclair State University

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM NJ NATS Chapter Meeting
1:30 PM – 1:50 PM Judges’ Meeting
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Auditions
3:30 PM – 4:50 PM Acting the Song with Liz McCartney
5:00 PM – 6:50 PM Auditioning for College with Michael Mendez and the College Panel
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Award Ceremony and Recital

Registration Opens: October 5, 2023 on Audition Now
Online deadline for registration: October 19, 2023

Online registration can be done by teachers at:


Teachers can register their students for these festivals online at
For an instructional document on how to register online, click here