Nando Schellen

Nando Schellen passed from this life in Phoenix, AZ, March 28, 2016, after a brief illness. During his career he directed over 70 Operas in Europe, Canada, and the USA. As Director of Opera Theatre-Northern Arizona University from 2000-2015, Nando was highly supportive of the MONC Audition program thus in his honor, an ongoing Outstanding Singer Award has been established with the MONC-AZ Auditions.


Donations honoring Nando may be sent at any time to MONC-AZ Auditions, 7125 N. 11th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021. (Checks preferable). Donations are tax deductible, and may be listed in the annual MONC Audition Program. Many thanks for all that Nando has done to help young opera singers.