Saskatchewan Youth Choir
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
Singers must be prepared to commit to the following dates:
- August 28 & 29, 2015 - Weekend Retreat
- October 30 & 31, 2015 - Weekend Retreat
- January 1 & 2, 2016 - Weekend Retreat
- 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**
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
Expressions of interest or recommendations must be submitted by 12:00 noon on Friday, June 12, 2015
- 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.
Successful applicants will be notified by July 17, 2015.
Questions: Contact the SCF office at 1-877-524-6725 or email email@example.com.