Auditions for Canti Forte Singers – A regional choir
Canti Forte Singers is a new choir conducted by Burton Harker of Strathmore, AB. Canti Forte Singers is looking for 12 *motivated singers who can learn music on their own. There will be 6 male voices and 6 female voices selected from across Southern Alberta to sing in this choir. Choristers will receive an honorarium for participation in concerts.
This Christmas (2010), we will be performing John Rutter’s “Three Musical fables” including: Brother Heinrich’s Christmas, The Reluctant Dragon, and The Wind in the Willows. These are fun, narrated choral pieces with many opportunities for solos.
There will be a minimum of 4 rehearsals which all choristers will need to attend*. Rehearsals will take place in both the Calgary and Lethbridge areas, locations TBA.
Performances will be planned for the end of November and beginning of December with a total of 4 performances in the Calgary and Lethbridge areas. A small, upfront, membership fee will cover the cost of music and uniform to be worn at the concerts (which each chorister will keep at the end).
*All choristers will need to:
-be able to read music
-be a minimum of age 16 as of September 1, 2010.
-submit an audio audition via email (mp3 format)
-submit a completed audition form
-be available Saturday afternoon/evenings for rehearsal starting mid October.
All Auditions need to be submitted by September 15, 2010
location: Strathmore, AB T1P 0C5, Canada
For more information and to receive and audition package please email Burton Harker at mailto:[email protected]