10:00am - 12:00pm
This event features winners from all this season’s competitions: Modern Dance, Classical Ballet, Musical Theatre, Winston Art and Voice, Dorothy Lincoln Smith Vocal Competition, Poetry, and our Career Awards Music Winner
5:30pm - 8:30pm
A celebration of our Medallion of Merit Winner, Jane Jozoff, along with Arts Advocacy and Education awardees with performances by our Woodwinds winners.
Check out the video from our National Society of Arts and Letters Awards Banquet 2018!
10:00am - 4:00pm
The Greater Arizona Chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters will hold it's Career Awards Competition for Woodwinds on March 17, 2018 at Central Methodist Church from 10am to 4pm. Arizona's top three winners will divide $7500 in awards which will be presented at the Annual Awards Dinner on March 18, 2018 at The Paradise Valley Country Club. The first place winner will go on to compete in the National Conference to be held in Chautauqua, NY during the Society's Annual Meeting from May 23-27, 2018 and be eligible for awards up to $12,000.
12:30pm - 4:00pm
This competition held at the studios of Dance Theatre West, 3925 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, is for dancers ages 14-18. Awards totaling $2000 are given to selected winners, and all competitors participate in a master class taught by prominent choreographer Diane MacNeal Hunt.
A scholarship program that recognizes excellent talent and promise of future success for singers, ages 16-22. Singers must submit a YouTube video with selections from opera, art song or oratorio. $1000 in Arizona prize money will be divided amongst the winners. First place winner’s video will be submitted to the National Competition. Applications will be available.
A scholarship program that recognizes excellent talent and promises future success for visual artists, ages 16-22. Scholarship funds are only for private study, for special training or for personal advancement in the applicant’s art career. The art works must be original in a realistic, abstract or expressive style. $1000 in Arizona prize money will be divided amongst the winners. First place winner’s artwork will be submitted to the National Competition. Applications will be available.
3:00pm - 5:00pm
A holiday event at the home of Dorothy Lincoln Smith, 3228 E. San Miguel Pl. Paradise Valley, AZ 85253. Join us as we celebrate the season with performances by our NATS Music Theatre winners. You will see Dorothy’s fabulous modern art collection as she takes you on an art walk.
The National Association of Teachers of Singing Music Theatre competition at Arizona State University. Winners from each Age Division will perform in a showcase and our NSALAZ judges will choose recipients for $1000 in awards. For further information see vsnats.org.
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Come join us at the private home of Carolyn Folks. 10250 N. 64th Place, Scottsdale, Arizona 85253, as we listen to the strains of a young woodwind quintet TBA, and hear about the 2018 Career Awards Competition in Woodwinds from our Music Chair, Marlene Rausch