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York County Choral Society, (YCCS) of Rock Hill, SC., Performing Choral Masterworks.

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York County Choral Society

2016-2017

Audition Information

Spring Season 2017

Audition Dates and Location:   

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1320 India Hook Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732

Rehearsals begin January 12, 2017, 6:00 pm at Westminster Church (Choir Room).

Auditions will be held prior to the first rehearsal at Westminster. Contact Dr. Kathy Kinsey at 704 591-5147 or email her at kinseyk@winthrop.edu for further information.

Audition dates:

  • Thursday, January 12, 2017, 6-8:30 PM

York County Choral Society, York County Chamber Singers:

The York County Choral Society (“YCCS”) is a concert choir devoted to performing large choral works and anthems from all musical periods, as well as contemporary classical selections. The group also performs concert settings of holiday music, patriotic, seasonal choral, and multi-cultural choral repertoire and is accompanied by instrumental ensembles or solo concert artists.

The York County Chamber Singers is a smaller ensemble of 24 – 26 singers that primarily performs a cappella music from all musical periods. Singers in this ensemble practice outside the regularly scheduled rehearsals on “agreed upon” dates throughout the year. They perform on the same concerts with the main group but may perform in separate performances.

Singer Eligibility:

Singers in the YCCS are expected to have medium to advanced music reading skills, an ability to blend their voices with others, and prior singing experience with choral ensembles such as church choirs, college or advanced high school experience.

All vocal parts will be auditioned for both the main group and chamber choir. All singers are expected to have an ability to rehearse independently outside the scope of the rehearsal in some manner.

Audition Process:

The audition process will explore range vocalization, participating in a short check for aural skills and music reading ability, and singing a prepared song (if possible). The audition will be overseen by the director and rehearsal accompanist (the singer does not need to bring an accompanist but may do so if desired).

Rehearsal Schedule:

Rehearsals will be held on Thursday evenings (Westminster Presbyterian Church) from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. The Spring Concert is scheduled for April 23, 2017, Unity Presbyterian Church, 4:00 p.m.

For more information contact Dr. Katherine Kinsey, Artistic Director/Conductor; 803-323-2250 or 704-591-5147. Also refer to “Purpose and Mission of the York County Choral Society” located at www.yorkcountychoralsociety.org.

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YCCS was founded in 1981 with the purpose and goal of bringing to the York County area an organization which performs choral masterworks with appropriate accompaniments.

Rehearsals are held at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.

 

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