The Philly POPS Festival Chorus is an all-volunteer 170-voice choir that performs with The Philly POPS under the direction of Jeff Kern, Associate Professor in the Vocal Division for University of the Arts. Founded in 2002, the Festival Chorus performs with the POPS orchestra during the annual Christmas concert series. The chorus has performed with many professional artists, including Faith Prince, Capathia Jenkins, Ashley Brown, Lisa Howard, Lauren Kennedy, Rachel York, Alice Ripley, Ann Hampton Callaway, and The von Trapp Family Children.
Auditions will be:Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 4pm-8pmMerriam Theater Building250 South Broad Street, Room 506
For the audition, please prepare a minimum of 16 measures of any song in any style. Please bring sheet music for the accompanist. The audition will also consist of sight-reading. Basic music reading skills and choral singing experience are REQUIRED. Current members of the POPS Festival Chorus do not need to audition, but we invite you to send your friends.
All Festival Chorus rehearsals will be held at St. Luke and the Epiphany on 13th Street on Tuesday evenings from 7pm-10pm. Festival Chorus rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, October 9, from 7pm-10pm. We rehearse every Tuesday until the performances. Performances run from Saturday, December 1 through Saturday, December 22. There will be 11 performances for this event. Please check phillypops.org for the exact dates and times of performances.