Saskatchewan Choral Federation
 
 

Saskatchewan Youth Choir

 

AUDITION INFORMATION

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Applications are now being accepted for Saskatchewan Youth Choir

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 2015 – February 2016

Activities
Singers must be prepared to commit to the following dates:

  1. August 28 & 29, 2015 - Weekend Retreat
  2. October 30 & 31, 2015 - Weekend Retreat
  3. January 1 & 2, 2016 - Weekend Retreat
  4. February 5-8, 2016 - Weekend Tour & Concert

Singers are strongly encouraged to participate in the SMEA Honour Choir program in Regina from November 5-7, 2015.  The registration fee will be reimbursed by the Choral Federation upon receipt of the paid registration form.  No other Honour Choir expenses (accommodations, travel, meals, incidentals, etc) will be reimbursed.

The Saskatchewan Youth Choir will be a feature choir at Optimist ChorFest Saskatchewan Gala Concert on February 6, 2016

Cost: $725 – Includes choral workshops/weekend retreats, travel subsidy, accommodations, meals and Honour Choir registration

APPLICATION PROCEDURE **UPDATED**

  1. Expression of Interest

Singers may be recommended by their teacher or choir director or may 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

Expressions of interest or recommendations must be submitted by 12:00 noon on Friday, June 12, 2015

  1. Audition Materials

Singers that apply or are recommended will be sent a link to the online Chorister Questionnaire and the benchmark music piece.  All audition materials must be received in the Saskatchewan Choral Federation office by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 19, 2015.

More audition information can be found here.

  1. Results

Successful applicants will be notified by July 17, 2015.

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