Friday, August 04, 2006

Chamber Singers of Iowa City

If any of you singers local to Iowa City are looking for more opportunities to sing in our community, the Chamber Singers are holding auditions this month. Check out the following details.

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The Chamber Singers of Iowa City, fifty member classical choir, will hold auditions for their 2006-2007 season at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Iowa City, on August 14 and 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Audition requirements include a prepared, short a cappella piece as well as sight signing and pitch memory. Auditions are by appointment only – call Barbara Schanbacher at (319) 351-3998 to schedule an audition time.

Auditions will be conducted by Dr. David Puderbaugh, Music Director of the Chamber Singers. This will be Dr. Puderbaugh's fourth season with the Chamber Singers. Dr. Puderbaugh is the assistant director of Choral Activities at the University of Iowa, and also an accomplished international tenor soloist and Fullbright scholar.

The Chamber Singers will rehearse Monday nights, 7:15 - 9:30 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, from August 28 through May 14. There are three concerts planed for the coming season: November 29, February 17 and May 19.

The Chamber Singers of Iowa City is a nonprofit choir that focuses on choral/orchestral repertory, having recently performed Beethoven's "Mass in C Major," Handel's "Messiah," Haydn's "The Creation," and Orff's "Carmina Burana." Supported by membership dues, donations and ticket sales, the Chamber Singers has been performing in the Iowa City area since 1970.

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