Contact: Beth Geno at 423-245-7390
The Symphony of the Mountains announces vocal auditions for the 2005-06 Voices of the Mountains season.
The Symphony of the Mountains announces vocal auditions for the 2005-06 Voices of the Mountains season. The invitation is open to community, collegiate, and high school singers. Individual auditions will be held at the Renaissance Center in Kingsport on two consecutive Monday nights, August 22 and August 29, from 7:00 - 9:30 pm in room 310.
Female voices audition from 7:00 pm until 8:30 and male voices audition from 8:30 until 9:30 pm. Individual auditions are required for all chorus members.
Voices of the Mountains is a vocal ensemble under the direction of Dr. Patrick Flannagan and performs in concert with the Symphony of the Mountains, as well as in recital with their accompanist, Ms. Vicki Fey. Their regular rehearsals will begin, Monday, September 12 at 7:30 at the Kingsport Renaissance Center. Their first concert of the season will be on Saturday, December 3 at the Eastman Employee Center Auditorium. “Voices” will join the Symphony of the Mountains, under the direction of Maestro Cyrus Ginwala, for a performance of Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria and other seasonal works.
Beginning its second year, Voices of the Mountains was formed when the Bristol Concert Choir and the Symphony of the Mountains Chorus merged. In their first season, they performed Bach’s Motet #1 (Sing to the Lord a New Song), Bizet’s Carmen, Requiem, by Gabriel Faure, as well as many other contemporary and classical works. For the 2005-06 concert year, their repertoire will include the Verdi Requiem, Puccini’s La Boheme, and a collection of African American spirituals in preparation for a concert in New York City’s Carnegie Hall.
Voices of the Mountains is a vocal ensemble for responsible musicians who want to refine their talent and expand their musical experience. All chorus members pay an annual dues of $30 (or $50 per couple), payable at the first rehearsal. Two absences will be allowed per semester, and attendance at all dress rehearsals is mandatory.
Please contact the Symphony of the Mountains office at 423-392-8423 or if you have questions, need to set up an alternate audition time, or want to purchase season tickets.
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