Fall Auditions — SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco

San Francisco Conservatory of Music

50 Oak St, San Francisco, CA 94102

November 10, 2018

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San Francisco

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Fall Auditions — SAN FRANCISCO

The National Children’s Chorus, based at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, provides children the opportunity to learn and grow in an extraordinary musical environment. The finest instructors work weekly with students to develop their vocal skills from the most basic concepts through the college level. Tone quality, breath support, and musical expression are cultivated within the individual singers, while working together as an ensemble culminates in performances around the Bay area and world-class venues such as Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, and internationally. With a spectacular musicianship curriculum to accompany its first-rate vocal training, the National Children’s Chorus is an unparalleled educational resource for children who love to sing! If your child has musical ability, don’t waste another minute - Set up an audition today! Please e-mail our office if you have any questions: info@ncchorus.com

SF JUNIOR DIVISION

In the Junior Division, students with beginning or intermediate musical experience build their skills and gain confidence in encouraging, creative rehearsal environments and performances around the Bay Area. The Junior Division, consisting of our Minuet Level rehearsals on Tuesday afternoons at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music weekly during the school year (excluding holidays) beginning in February 2019. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates for the Junior Division will be described by the following characteristics:
• Between the ages of 7 and 10
• No choral/musical experience to some choral/musical experience
 
The audition will consist of the following elements:
• Scales (to evaluate the tone quality of the voice)
• Rhythmic exercises (to evaluate rhythmic precision)
• Pitch matching (to evaluate intonation)
• Question and answer session (to evaluate attitude, personality, manners and behavior)



SF SENIOR DIVISION

In the Senior Division, students refine their skills to the highest professional standards and perform around the Bay Area in addition to world-class venues such as Walt Disney Concert Hall, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln CenterKennedy Center, and internationally. The Senior Division, consisting of our Debut Ensemble rehearses on Tuesday afternoons at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music weekly during the school year (excluding holidays) beginning in February 2019. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates for the Senior Division will be described by the following characteristics:
• Age 10 years or older
• Some to significant choral, musical, solo or vocal performance experience

The audition will consist of the following elements:
• Scales (to evaluate the tone quality of the voice)
• Rhythmic exercises (to evaluate rhythmic precision)
• Pitch matching (to evaluate intonation)
• Question and answer session (to evaluate attitude, personality, manners and behavior)
• Solo Piece – a song of the applicant’s choosing that best shows the student’s vocal and expressive capability. The piece may be a cappella or with piano accompaniment. If accompanied, please bring music in the correct performance key.



About NCC

The National Children’s Chorus of the United States, under the leadership of Artistic Director Luke McEndarfer and Associate Artistic Director Dr. Pamela Blackstone, is quickly establishing itself as one of the world’s leading treble choruses, with nearly 700 students in 18 ensembles, based in Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Collaborating with some of the finest music companies in the nation, the group has performed live with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Opera Company, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Joffrey Ballet, Kronos String Quartet, New York City Master Chorale and American Youth Symphony, among others. Its groundbreaking Season 2017/18, entitled Building Bridges, features exquisite repertoire including notable premieres at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Royce Hall, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center. In July of 2018, the chorus will make its 4th major international tour to Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Hungary.
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