FRESNO GRAND OPERA TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR OPERA CHORUS
Auditions on Thursday, September 15 at First Congregational Church on Van Ness Avenue
Contact Mai Lee at 559.442.5699 or email@example.com
Fresno, California – August 30, 2016
Fresno Grand Opera will hold auditions for the FGO Opera Chorus on Thursday, September 15 from 7:30-9:00 pm at the First Congregational Church on Van Ness Avenue. General Director Matthew Buckman and Music Director Ryan Murray will be hearing auditions for the following productions in the 2016/17 season:
• Ned Rorem’s American opera Our Town, based on the Thornton Wilder play
• Carlisle Floyd’s American opera Of Mice and Men, based on the John Steinbeck novel
• Christmas on Van Ness
• Broadway on Van Ness
The Fresno Grand Opera Chorus is a community ensemble dedicated to singing opera choruses for the Main Stage Series at the Saroyan Theatre and the incredibly popular Van Ness Series each season. Singers of all ages, backgrounds and ability are welcome to audition. Singers are not required to participate in all productions, and may indicate the productions for which they are auditioning.
Full production schedules for all productions will be available at the audition.
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016, 7:30-9:00 pm
Location: First Congregational Church Social Hall – 2131 N. Van Ness Avenue, Fresno
Repertoire: Prepare a classical solo and/or a Broadway musical solo (memorization not required)
To schedule an audition, please contact Mai Lee at 559.442.5699 or firstname.lastname@example.org.