Training FAQs for Singer Applications Who will be on the audition panel? The First Round panel will be made up of the NOS Director of Artist Development, the NOS Assistant Head of Music, and at least one member of the artistic staff of one of our six partner opera companies on each day. The panel will consist of a minimum of three people. The panel will be made up of at least three NOS staff from the following pool: the Chief Executive, the NOS Director of Artist Development, the Head of Music and the Assistant Head of Music. The panel will also include representatives from each of our six partner opera companies: English National Opera, Glyndebourne, Opera North, the Royal Opera House, Scottish Opera and Welsh National Opera. The panel will consist of a minimum of nine people.