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Big Orange Men’s Chorus Auditions for Singers through October 4

The Big Orange Chorus, Jacksonville’s men’s barbershop and an a cappella chorus, is auditioning male singers to perform at the Annual Christmas Show, Sounds of the Season, to be held on Saturday, December 15 at the historic Florida Theatre in Jacksonville. If accepted, qualified singers will be able to join the nine-time state championship chorus as they perform secular and sacred music with select guest talent.

Scheduled auditions will be held on Thursday, September 20; Thursday, September 27, and Thursday, October 4 from 6:45 pm – 7:20 pm at Shepherd of the WoodsChurch, 7860 Southside Blvd. in Jacksonville. Candidates should be prepared with an cappella piece of their choice to share with the panel. Additional material such as the melody to Happy Birthday, Joy to the World, O Come All Ye Faithful, and other approved selections may be asked of the candidate as well. Accepted singers will then be further voice placed to identify vocal range and suitable voice part. Rehearsal materials for singer preparation and vocal direction will be provided at regular weekly rehearsals.

For audition details, contact Rob Banks, Vice President of Music, at robanks@mindspring.com or call 904.880.4687. For additional information about The Big Orange Chorus, contact Howland “Howdy” Russell at 904.233.5245 or email hrussell@pdnational.com. Visit the Chorus website at www.bigorangechorus.com and the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BigOrangeChorus.

 

About The Big Orange Chorus

The Big Orange Chorus was established in 1980 as a fun and friendly group of guys who enjoy singing barbershop and other styles of music.  As a chapter of the international Barbershop Harmony Society, the Chorus performs frequently in the Jacksonville community and nationwide.  Membership is open to qualified men of all ages who like to sing. The group’s goal is to produce quality singing in a fun and entertaining way.  The Big Orange Chorus offers an opportunity for men to learn and improve their vocal abilities while performing in the local community under the auspices of an international organization. For more information, call 904.355.SING (7464). Visit the Chorus website at www.bigorangechorus.com and the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BigOrangeChorus.

 

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