2020 VANATS Student Auditions

Conference Weekend Details

Old Dominion University
Friday, February 14th
Saturday, February 15th

Registration
F. Ludwick Diehn School of Music Lobby
2123 Diehn Center for the Performing Arts
1339 West 49th Street
Norfolk, VA 23529

Parking

49th Street Stadium Garage
4904 Bluestone Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23529
Floors 3-5 ONLY

Signage will be posted at each entrance of the garage directing you to the upper floors and Lot 26 at Webb Center 1301 W 49th Street your gate code will be 0221.

Ticketing will be suspended from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM each day for the conference.
DO NOT park in any of the clearly marked reserved spaces as those areas are enforced at all times. 

Any vehicles parking out of the designated assigned area are subject to ticketing and any contested citations must go through the appeal process by going to https://odu.t2hosted.com/Account/Portal.

Dining

Webb Center (next door to the Diehn Fine & Performing Arts)
Starbucks
Panda Express
Chick-fil-A
Sushi w/Customer
Subway
Salads to Go
Pizza Hut

Monarch Way (just across Hampton Blvd)
Panera Bread
Mojo Bones
Domino’s Pizza
Perfectly Frank
The Den by Denny’s
La Herradura
Jimmy Johns
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

Off campus, within 2 miles
Taste Unlimited
Bangkok Garden
Cogan’s Pizza
Baker’s Crust
Kotobuki Japanese
Green Onion
Chipotle
Kelly’s Tavern
Fair Ground Coffee
Starbucks
Panera Bread
Rajput Indian cuisine

Lodging

Request ODU rate at time of reservation

Springhill Suites by Marriott Norfolk
4500 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23508

Additional hotel accommodations:
https://www.odu.edu/about/visitors/lodging

Pre-Conference Details

Registration Dates & Deadlines:

January 2, 2020 – Registration opens

January 24, 2020 – Registration closes, all payments due, deadline for changes to repertoire

February 2, 2020 – First draft publication of auditions schedule distributed via email

February 7, 2020 – Final draft of auditions schedule distributed via email

Registration Fees

As of the closing date:

  • All payments due
  • Last date for a student to drop from the auditions and receive a refund of the student audition fee.  Refunds will be paid at the conclusion of the conference.
  • Deadline for online changes to repertoire (changes can only be made at VANATS conference using the Change of Repertoire Form.  Regionals does not allow changes in repertoire after registration.

Chapter dues: $25.00 (Chapter dues should be paid on the NATS national site along with national dues.)

Conference Registration Fee:  $40.00

Student audition fee (for each audition scheduled): $25.00

Teacher non-attendance fee: $50.00 (teachers who cannot judge on BOTH DAYS of the conference must find a substitute judge)

In the event of inclement weather or other circumstances, the VANATS Spring Conference and Student Auditions will be canceled only if the policy of the host institution requires it.  In all other cases, events will take place as scheduled.  Notification will be made to the membership in as timely a manner as possible should a cancellation happen.  Events will be rescheduled, if possible. If rescheduled, teacher registration fees, student registration fees and substitute judge fees will be transferable to the new date but not refundable.