(Keene, NH) The audition schedule has been set for the 2018-19 season of the Grand Monadnock Youth Choirs, under the direction of Artistic Director, Esther Rhoades. Youth in grades 2-8 may try out for the Keene and Peterborough choruses, and girls in grades 9-12 for the Cecilia Ensemble. The music theme for this season is theatrical and stage performance.
Keene auditions will be held in the parish hall of St. James Church, 44 West Street, on Tuesday, May 29 and June 5 from 3:00-7:00pm. Peterborough auditions will be held in the parish hall of the Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church (PUUC), 25 Main Street, on Wednesday, May 30 and June 6 from 3:00-7:00pm. Arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled audition to complete registration paperwork and receive your free t-shirt!
Upon the retirement of Maria Belva this year, the Cecilia Ensemble will also now be directed by Rhoades. Cecilia auditions will be held in the PUUC on Monday, June 11 from 5:00-6:30pm.
To schedule an individual 15-minute audition, or a “buddy” audition with a friend lasting 30 minutes, contact Rhoades by May 23 at 603-499-3505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also schedule an audition online at www.GrandMonadnockYouthChoirs.org.
GMYC tuition for the 2018-2019 season is $200 per semester, or $400 total. Tuition assistance is available through the application process. Rehearsals begin in September and occur weekly in preparation for the Winter 2018 and Spring 2019 concerts.