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 9, 2018 in Alexandria, VA.
SPRING PROGRAM: CHURCH CIRCLE YOUNG SINGERS
Performance: Saturday, June 9 (7pm start) - Alexandria, VA
Dress Rehearsal: Friday, June 8 (7-10pm) - Alexandria, VA
Full Rehearsal #4: Sunday, June 3 (3-6pm) - Alexandria, VA
Full Rehearsal #3: Saturday, June 2 (10am-1pm) - Alexandria, VA
Full Rehearsal #2: Sunday, May 27 (3-6pm) - Alexandria, VA
Full Rehearsal #1: Saturday, May 26 (10am-1pm) - Alexandria, VA
Young Singers/Mentors Rehearsal: #2: Thursday, May 17 (7-9:30pm) - Alexandria, VA
Young Singers/Mentors Rehearsal: #1: Thursday, May 10 (7-9:30pm) - Alexandria, VA
DEADLINE: April 2, 2018
Students interested in auditioning for CCYS should email firstname.lastname@example.org providing their full legal name, mailing address, name of high school choral program (and director), preferred voice classification (soprano, alto, tenor, bass), rehearsal availability, and audition recording (see requirements below).
Audition recordings should include:
- A recent performance of an art song or folk song (Amazing Grace - for example) in any language.
- A two octave, a cappella major scale, utilizing sofège or note names (starting pitch determined by student).