MCG Jazz Searching for the Next Jazz Superstar!

06/20/2013

Auditions for singers

Where: Nationwide
This casting notice was posted on auditionsfree.com

Type: Singers

The Gentlemen Sing: Three Generations of Song featuring Allan Harris and Ernie Andrews is missing its next generation singer. MCG Jazz invites young male jazz vocalists, ages 18 to 35, to submit resumes and videos and compete to win the ultimate prize: a 2-show live concert appearance at MCG Jazz on February 28, 2014 with Allan Harris and Ernie Andrews.

Submissions are being accepted electronically beginning July 1, 2013. Singers can submit their video online via YouTube using the tag “MCGGen3” and email their application to kfriedson@mcg-btc.org or can send a DVD with their application to MCG Jazz, Attention: Kahmeela Friedson, 1815 Metropolitan Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.

Every entry must include the application, a resume and a 5 to 7-minute video that includes the individual singing It Could Happen to You in a medium tempo and one tune of his choosing.

Important dates to remember:

July 1 – August 1: Online submissions accepted. Mailed items must be postmarked by July 20 to ensure timely delivery.

August 1 – September 15: Round One of the online voting period.

September 23 – October 30: Top 20 online vote-getters posted on the MCG Jazz YouTube channel for Round Two of voting.

November 15: Final Three contestants announced. (Final Three chosen by combination of online votes and producer discretion.)

December 15: Final Three contestants travel to Pittsburgh for a live to the public “sing-off” with the winner announced that evening.

February 28: Three Generations of Song with Allan Harris, Ernie Andrews and our newest jazz star debuts at MCG Jazz.

Payment: Other

City or Location of call: Nationwide

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