Berks (County) Youth Chorus in Reading, PA Announces May, 2017 Auditions

Mar 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Auditions, Berks Youth Chorus, Blog, Children's Choir, Community Choir, Free music education, Free music resource, High school choirs, Home page, Music Education, Music Instruction, Music Student Resources, Pennsylvania Youth Choir, Reading Pennsylvania Chorus, Reviews, Scholarship Winners, Scholarships, Vocal Instruction, vocal performance, Voice,

Berks Youth Chorus (BYC), a three-group premier children/youth choral organization will hold auditions in May, 2017, for the upcoming concert season – its 26th — funded by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Reading Musical Foundation.

A scholarship program will make it possible for many aspiring choral singers to receive tuition scholarships, allowing them to join the Chorus.

Students entering grades 3-12 in Sept, 2017, are eligible.
The auditions are:
When: Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to noon
Where:            GoogleWorks, 201 Washington Street, Reading, PA
How: Call 610-898-7664 to schedule a half-hour audition time that day or another date
Repertoire: Singing of a familiar song, i.e. “Happy Birthday” or “My Country ‘Tis of Thee”
High school students may be asked to sight-sing a simple melodic passage
Prepared pieces not required; no fee for audition

The BYC rehearses weekly from September through May at various locations around Reading. Visit the website for more information.

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