Chorus Auditions For Rodgers And Hammerstein Concert Are May 27

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera and Chattanooga Theatre Centre are holding auditions for a collaborative concert on the CSO’s 2013/14 Luken Holdings Pops Series, titled The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein.  

The concert will be Saturday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre. A chorus of 16 singers will be selected to join soloists and orchestra on stage and perform selected Rodgers and Hammerstein works.  

Bob Bernhardt, principal pops conductor for the CSO, will be conducting. George Quick, producing artistic director for CTC, will be providing stage direction. Rehearsals will be held in October.

Auditions are Monday, May 27, from 3-5:30 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre. Singers aged 21 and older should prepare one piece from a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical as well as another musical theatre piece in a similar style. An accompanist will be provided. Sheet music in the appropriate key is required.

Interested singers can sign up for an audition time by emailing Kathy Allison at kallison@chattanoogasymphony.org.


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