The goals of this project are:1) To increase the visibility of classical music from Spanish-speaking countries in the public eye; 2) To engage artists in exploring and performing music from Spanish-speaking countries;3) To demonstrate to audiences the relevance and inclusivity of classical music.
We’re seeking 3-5 singers for this project, which will culminate in a concert performance on November 5th. In addition to the concert, we’d also like singers to participate in at least one “pop-up” concert (fun and casual) in the third or fourth week of October in Washington Heights to promote the concert.
TIMELINE1) Rehearsal Period: October 1st-November 4th. Most rehearsals take place weekday evenings and on weekends.2) Pop-up Concert: 2nd or 3rd week of October3) Final Rehearsal: Afternoon of Monday, November 5th at 12:30pm. Required. Possibly an open rehearsal with invited audience.4) Performance: Monday, November 5th at 7:30pm. United Palace of Cultural Arts.
IMPORTANT: This project requires daytime availability on Monday, November 5th starting at 12:30pm
Singer Fee: $200, plus access to recordings and photos from the concert.
Please only request an audition if this project sounds like the right fit for you and vice versa, you’re available for the required final rehearsal and performance, and you will accept the contract if selected.
Auditions will take place in Washington Heights. A pianist will be provided. At the audition, you may be asked to take musical or acting direction.
Audition fee: $20; discounted fee of $10 for singers who've sung or covered with us before
AUDITION REPERTOIRE2 contrasting arias and a third piece of your choice, which can be art song, musical theatre, or any other style. A selection in Spanish is encouraged but not required and can be on-book.