Ohio District

2016 Ohio District Auditions Results

Congratulations to our three winners and three encouragement awardees. The winners will compete in the Central Region Finals on November 20th.

  • Nicolette Book, soprano
  • Jacob Kincaide, bass
  • Heidi Middendorf, soprano
Encouragement Awardees:
  • Thomas Jay Capobianco, tenor
  • Caitlin Gotimer, soprano
  • Moises Salazar, tenor

2016 Audition Information

Saturday, October 29, 2016
10:00am – 5:00pm
Werner Recital Hall
College-Conservatory of Music
University of Cincinnati
290 CCM Boulevard
Cincinnati OH 45221

Additional details regarding day-of schedules will be sent to singers once all applications are received.

Parking TBA

Ohio Auditions

Deadline for Applications:
Monday, October 24th

Suggested Audition Attire:
Men: semi-formal / suit
Women: semi-formal / suit / simple dress (no gowns please)

Warm-up Facilites:
Practice rooms are available after check-in. Please allow plenty of time.

Staff accompanists are provided, although you may bring your own, if you wish.

Aria Changes:
You may change your aria selections at any point, although you may be required to inform the judges from the stage, if you do so.

An awards ceremony will take place after all of the auditions and deliberations. It is strongly suggested that all contestants attend.


  • Melissa Wegner
  • Mikael Eliasen
  • Johanna Meier

Consultation with the Judges:
After the awards ceremony, there will be an opportunity to speak with the judges and receive feedback. We highly encourage all singers to take part, as this is an integral part of the auditions process and beneficial to each musician's career.