Choral Arts 2014-2015 Auditions Begin Aug. 26

Monday, August 18, 2014

Michael Devine, the new artistic director of Choral Arts of Chattanooga, will host auditions for the group for the 2014-2015 season.   

The auditions will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 26, and Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 7-10 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.  Participants should come with a short piece to sing.   

Mr. Devine is planning a festive Christmas concert for December, with arrangements old and new of holiday favorites. The spring concert will be held in late April or early May and will include a modern "Requiem" by Dan Forrest and other songs of hope and peace.

To sign up for an audition slot, go to the Choral Arts Facebook page and find the invitation to SignupGenius, or go directly to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c094aaeac23aafb6-auditions.


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