The National Society of Arts and Letters, founded in the summer of 1944 in Washington, DC, is a non-profit educational organization of volunteers who support the creative and performing arts.  It consists of 18 chapters nationwide.

Latest News, Competitions, Scholarships and Events

Our 2017 Viennese Ball will be held Saturday evening, November 11. Please click here for information and to purchase tickets. 

  • Applications, rules, repertoire and a printable flyer for the local portion of the 2018 NSAL Woodwind Competition can be found here
  • Applications and rules for the 2018 Winston Classical Voice Scholarship can be found here.
  • Applications and information for the 2018 Dorothy Lincoln-Smith Classical Voice Competition can be found here.


Master Classes

Learn about sessions in Classical Voice and Broadway
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Winston Scholarships

Find out about the Winston Scholarships in Voice and Art
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Viennese Ball

The Ninth Annual NSAL 2017 Viennese Ball will be held Nov. 11, 2017. Please click here for information and how to purchase tickets for the Ball. You can also view photos of the 2016 Ball. Learn More»
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