Saskatchewan Choral Federation
 
 

Saskatchewan Youth Choir

 
AUDITION INFORMATION

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Applications are still being accepted for Saskatchewan Youth Choir 2014!

Saskatchewan Youth Choir is an exciting opportunity for talented young Saskatchewan ages 15 – 18 (exceptions may be made for younger male singers with mature voices) to sing together under the direction of a renowned Canadian choral conductor. This provincial choir program will give students the opportunity to sing in an SATB balanced choir with the best of the best from across Saskatchewan. It will develop singers ready to participate in premier local and national choirs.

Size: 24 – 36 singers

Dates: August 2014 – February 2015

Activities
Students must be prepared to commit to the following:

  1. August 29/30: Weekend Retreat
  2. November 13-15: Weekend Retreat (Honour Groups participation)
  3. January 2/3: Weekend Retreat
  4. February 6/7: Weekend Tour & Concert

The Saskatchewan Youth Choir will be a feature choir at Optimist ChorFest Saskatchewan occurring this February in Regina.

Cost: $600 - $750 – To be confirmed (Includes 7 days of choral workshops, travel subsidy, accommodations, meals, and Honour Groups registration)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE **UPDATED**

  1. Expression of Interest

Application deadline extended to Friday, June 20, 2014.

Students may be recommended by their teacher or can apply on their own.  To apply for an audition, please send an email to programs@saskchoral.ca with the following information:

First Name
Last Name
Email
Voice Part

  1. Audition Materials

Once a student has applied or been recommended by their teacher, the student will be sent a link to the online Chorister Questionnaire as well as the benchmark music piece for their audition.  All audition materials must be received before 5:00PM on Monday, June 23, 2014.

More audition information can be found at the link above.

  1. Results

Successful applicants will be notified by July 18, 2014.

Questions: Contact the SCF office at 1-877-524-6725 or email programs@saskchoral.ca.