Friday, August 17, 2012
USM Youth Ensembles- Southern Maine Children's Choir
September Auditions for the Southern Maine Children's Choir
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 and
Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
Vocal auditions only
The Southern Maine Children's Choir
conducted by Paul McGovern
Southern Maine Children's Choir members should have an interest in and love of singing, and be able to focus in a rehearsal lasting one hour and fifteen minutes. They are expected to be able to sing on pitch with a pleasant tone quality, maintain their own part when singing in harmony, and have a welldeveloped tonal memory. Previous experience singing in a choir is preferred. Prospective members do not have to know how to read music in order to join.
Audition requirements: Candidate singers have the option of singing a prepared song or a familiar song, such as “Happy Birthday.” The audition will also include singing back pitch patterns and a range check. The audition will take approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
Date of Next Concert: The 2012 Fall concert for the Southern Maine Children's Choir will be Thursday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.in Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham campus.