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MasterSingers Chorale To Hold Open Auditions

Publication Date: 9/7/2011

Rhodes′ MasterSingers Chorale, a semi-professional choral ensemble, will hold auditions for all voice parts for the 2011-2012 season. Open to the public, auditions will be held Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University Street (across from┬ácampus).

Contact Debbie Smith at smithd@rhodes.edu to schedule an audition time. Individuals should bring a prepared song in any language (memorization optional). An accompanist will be provided.

The MasterSingers Chorale is made up of faculty, staff, students and alumni of Rhodes and various music professionals. Dr. William Skoog is the conductor.

Rehearsals begin Sept. 20 with performances Nov. 6 and Dec. 9. Works to be performed this fall, with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, are “The Singing Rooms” by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon; “Memorial” by René Clausen, written for the victims of 9/11; and Handel’s “Messiah.”

For more information, contact the Department of Music at (901) 843-3775.

Tags: Arts/Performances, Campus Life

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