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Soaring Sounds Vocal Ensemble Auditions

Location: Tampa Bay Area, Florida, USA
Soaring Sounds is a semi-professional vocal group based in the Tampa Bay area. We are currently seeking talented, friendly people to become a part of our new and amazing ensemble. We produce 5 concerts per season, with 3 in the fall and 2 in the spring. Because we maintain a roster of over 20 singers, yet only use 14-18 on any one concert, auditions are accepted on an ongoing basis. Singers on the roster may pick the concerts in which they are interested in singing. This allows for flexibility on the part of each individual. 
 
We have a two step audition process:
1. Submit the following materials via email:
~Audio/Video solo recordings of any style; one a cappella and one accompanied is preferred
~Current headshot
~Current performance resume
2. Phone interview 
 
Here is our 2014-15 Concert Season:
"Prayers and Petitions: Sacred & Secular Pleas for Peace" Aug. 29 & 30
Will feature music of Rachmaninoff, Runestad, Lauridsen, Paulus, and more.
 
"Music of the Macabre: Songs of Mystery and Intrigue" Oct. 31 & Nov. 1 
Featuring music by Hovland, Holst, Orban, Stroope, and others (2 pieces require overtone singing)
 
"Christmas in the Air" Dec. 5
Arrangments by Derric Johnson, Darmon Meader, Ola Gjeilo, Craig Courtney, and others
 
"Amor de Mi Alma: You are the Love of My Soul" Feb. 13
Including music by Nat King Cole, Stroope, Brahms, Childs, and others.
 
"Pillars of American Poetry: from Whitman to Sandburg" April 24 & 25
Settings of famous American poets by Paul Rardin, David Childs, and others
 
If you are interested, please contact me.
 
In Music,
Joseph Mendolia, M.M.
Artistic Director
Soaring Sounds Vocal Ensemble
813-812-2466
joe@soaringsoundstampa.org
www.soaringsoundstampa.org