Chorus of Westerly holds auditions

The Chorus of Westerly is looking for new singers for the 2017-2018 concert season and will hold auditions the nights of Sept. 5 and 6 by appointment in the George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High St., Westerly.

All adult voice parts (soprano, alto, tenor and bass) and children ages 8 to 18 may audition. To schedule an audition, contact Andrew Howell at 401-596-8663 or by email andrew@chorusofwesterly.org. Alternative audition dates/times can be made by appointment only.

Members of the Chorus must be able to commit to the entire 2017-2018 season schedule. The schedule includes: Nov. 11 and 12, Elgar – The Music Makers; Dec. 16 and 17, Christmas Pops; March 17 and 18, 2018, the chorus' March concert; May 19 and 20, 2018, Beethoven – Mass in C major; and June 23, 2018, Summer Pops.

Regular rehearsals for chorus adults take place 7:30-9:45 p.m. Mondays beginning Sept. 11. Children’s rehearsals take place on weekday afternoons and start the week of Labor Day. Depending on age and musical experience, children are placed into one of the four ensembles that make up the Chorus of Westerly children’s program: Training Choristers, Junior Choristers, Trebles and Full Choristers.

Potential new singers should visit chorusofwesterly.org for more audition tips and information on how to prepare. 

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