Auditions coming soon for SFYCA

  • Jan 15, 2013

Calling all high school vocalists! Do you want to improve your singing voice with the help of world-renowned professionals? Perform in the beautiful Hult Center with 85 of the best singers in the country? This can all happen with the Stangeland Family Youth Choral Academy, taking place June 27-July 9 during the 2013 Oregon Bach Festival.Now is the time to prepare for auditions! The SFYCA offers choral singers the opportunity to enhance their musicianship, attend OBF’s major concerts, and create unforgettable friendships while developing their creative talents.During the two-week program, students will work under the direction of Anton Armstrong, director of the internationally famous St. Olaf Choir. In preparation for two major performances in Portland and Eugene, participants will attend classes, rehearsals and specialized workshops with inspiring faculty, including legendary Bach expert Helmuth Rilling. Live auditions for the 2013 SFYCA will be held in Portland, Tigard, Troutdale, Salem, Eugene and Medford from April 2-11. Students beyond the area can audition by CD and send all necessary audition materials to the OBF office by April 11, 2013. For more information regarding auditions and key dates, visit the SFYCA web pages.