The MetOpera National Council Mexico (MONC) District auditions are held annually in San Miguel de Allende, MX. They took place for the first time in November, 2018, with 34 singers from all parts of Mexico participating. Applications for the second annual auditions opened on July 1, 2019 and by August 24 sixty-one singers had applied for the 45 available audition slots. The 2018 auditions yielded five winners and four honorable mention recipients; in the 2019 auditions 4 winners and four honorable mention recipients were chosen.
The Trust is grateful to Pro Musica San Miguel de Allende for providing the administrative infrastructure that allowed the auditions to be launched and successfully carried out for the first two years.