Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota to host auditions for spring concert series
The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota will hold auditions for its spring 2013 concert series from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Baxter.
Singers of all voice parts — especially tenors and second basses — are being sought by the chorale’s artistic director, Sarah Aamot. Aamot will listen for the following musical skills during auditions: intonation, tone quality (choral sound vs. solo), ability to control vibrato and volume, vocal flexibility and expressiveness. A prepared piece is not necessary.
The Legacy will be preparing Celtic music for its spring concert series, including works from Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland. Concerts are currently scheduled for April 11, 13 and 14, 2013, in Aitkin (First Lutheran Church), Pequot Lakes (as part of the Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts series) and Brainerd (venue TBA).
Upon acceptance into the Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota, singers will be given season schedules, program information and membership guidelines, and will be required to sign a “Statement of Understanding” contract, pay a season membership of $25, and pay for the cost of their own concert attire and transportation to rehearsals and concerts.
Rehearsals will be from 6:45-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Jan. 8 in the Brainerd High School choir room.
Singers from any community in Minnesota, large or small, are encouraged to audition.