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NIC choirs seek members

Sun., Aug. 23, 2009

North Idaho College is inviting community members to audition for its choirs.

Auditions for Jazz Co., the jazz ensemble, will be Monday and Aug. 31, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Boswell Hall, in Room 128. The ensemble performs seven times per year and specializes in vocal jazz music.

NIC Concert Choir auditions will be Tuesday and Sept. 1 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in Boswell Hall, Room 102. Auditions will consist of singing a folk-type melody and a number of vocal exercises to evaluate musicianship, vocal range and aptitude. The Concert Choir rehearses on Tuesday nights from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and performs up to five concerts annually.

Auditions for the NIC Madrigal Singers will be Tuesday and Sept. 1 in Boswell Hall, Room 102, from 4:30 to 6:15 p.m. Auditions will focus on evaluating music reading and learning skills, vocal range and aptitude and ability. The Madrigal Singers perform 10 times throughout the year.

The choirs are looking for all voice parts, and men are strongly encouraged to audition.

For more information, call NIC Choir Director Max Mendez at (208) 769-3275.


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