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Auditions for 8 paid section leaders

Location: Wayzata, Minnesota 55391, Minnesota, USA
WAYZATA COMMUNITY CHURCH CHANCEL CHOIR
SECTION LEADER AUDITIONS 2014-2015 Season
Monday & Tuesday August 11 & 12
 
The Chancel Choir of Wayzata Community Church (UCC) will be holding auditions for 8 paid Section Leaders/Soloists positions on Monday and Tuesday evenings August 11 & 12, 2014 in the Choir Room, 125 East Wayzata Boulevard, Wayzata, MN 55391
 
Auditions include two prepared sacred solos (one in a foreign language, please), vocal exercises to test range and musicianship, sight reading and discussion. Accompanist provided. Process lasts about ½ hour.
 
Positions require:
  1. Excellent sight-reading skills and musicianship
  2. Servant-leadership spirit
  3. Wednesday evening rehearsals 7:15-9:30
  4. Sunday morning worship 9:45-11:45
 
The Chancel Choir is a select 50-voice auditioned choir that sings excellent choral literature for worship most Sundays September through May. The choir also collaborates regularly with Wayzata Symphony Orchestra, WCC orchestra in residence. Recent collaborations include Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio, Haydn Harmoniemesse and the premiere of Nothing is Silent, Nothing is Dark by Curtis Kettler, commissioned for WCC Chancel Choir and WSO by Robert Parish. 2014-2015 anticipated collaborations are a music festival, Rutter Requiem, and Mozart Requiem. Section Leaders generally serve as soloists in these collaborations and occasionally sing as an ensemble.
 
The Vision of Wayzata Community Church: Inspire the world with the inclusive love of Jesus.
The Vision of WCC Chancel Choir: Called to express God’s grace and love through song.
 
For more information see Music Ministry at www.wayzatacommunitychurch.org.
To schedule an audition contact Rich Carlson, Music Administrator at wccstuff@yahoo.com