Congratulations to Roni Shelley Perez and Lindsey Ussery for advancing to the National Semifinals of the National Association of Teachers of Singing Student Auditions. Both will compete in Chicago in July 9, 2016. Contestants that placed in their regional competition were invited to submit a video audition via YouTube to advance to the National Semifinals. The top fourteen singers in each category were selected from the YouTube round. The top three singers in each category from the semifinal round of competition will advance to the live National Finals, which will be held at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile on Sunday, July 10, 2016.