church Circle young singers - Spring 2018

Church Circle Young Singers (CCYS) is a community-based youth choir and music-mentor program designed to cultivate a student's lifelong passion for quality music education and music performance.

CCYS offers a unique opportunity for talented high school choral students from Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, to engage with the professional singers of Church Circle Singers (CCS) in an intensive rehearsal and performance process. 

Selected students will perform alongside CCS during our spring performance on June 15, 2018 in Annapolis, MD.

SPRING PROGRAM:  CHURCH CIRCLE YOUNG SINGERS

High School / Mentor Rehearsal 1 - Wednesday, May 9, 7pm-9pm, LOCATION TBD
High School / Mentor  Rehearsal 2 - Wednesday, May 16, 7pm-9pm, LOCATION TBD
High School / Mentor Rehearsal 3 - Wednesday, May 23, 7pm-9pm, LOCATION TBD
High School / Mentor Rehearsal 4 - Wednesday, May 30, 7pm-9pm, LOCATION TBD

Combined Rehearsal 1 - Saturday, June 2, 10am-1pm, St. Margaret's Annapolis
Combined Rehearsal 2 - Sunday, June 3, 3pm-6pm, St. Margaret's Annapolis
Combined Rehearsal 3 - Saturday, June 9, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm, St. Margaret's Annapolis
Combined Rehearsal 4 - Sunday, June 10, 3pm-6pm, St. Margaret's Annapolis
Performance  - Friday, June 15, 7pm - St. Margaret's Annapolis

Audition Information:

Students interested in auditioning for CCYS should email info@churchcirclesingers.org requesting an audition slot on either Thursday, February 21, 2018 or Thursday, February 28, 2018 (details below).  Within the email, students should provide their full legal name, mailing address, name of high school choral program (and director), and preferred voice classification (soprano, alto, tenor, bass).

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 – 7-9 pm - St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1601 Pleasant Plains Rd, Annapolis, MD 21409

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 – 7-9 pm - St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1601 Pleasant Plains Rd, Annapolis, MD 21409

On audition day, students should be prepared to:

- Perform an art song or folk song (Amazing Grace - for example) in any language.  An accompanist will be provided at the audition
- Perform sight/rhythm reading (using solfeggio, numbers, note names, or inert syllables)
- Perform a basic vocal range check

*Please send digital copies of all sheet music to info@churchcirclesingers at least one week prior to scheduled audition.*