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2020 YoungArts Competition

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) is accepting applications for the 2020 YoungArts competition through 10/11/2019 at youngarts.org/apply. About 700 of the country’s most accomplished 15- to 18-year-old artists will be selected through a blind adjudication process and provided with funding, mentorship, and creative and professional development opportunities throughout their careers. YoungArts award winners are eligible for the following:…

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A Day with Natalie Weiss!

Saturday, 10/12, at Union Stage (740 Water Street SW, Washington, DC) LaVoce Studios brings Natalie Weiss to Washington, DC for a full day of instruction: a vocal & acting masterclass, a dance class, & a career advice talk! Many people know of Natalie through her years on the Les Mis and Wicked national tours, her semi-finalist stint on American Idol, or her…

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Robert E. Simon Music Scholarships

The Reston Chorale continues to offer Robert E. Simon Music Scholarships to high school and college students. Since our own David Whomsley and Audrey Webb have been in the program, and they would welcome additional South Lakes High School singers!  The next auditions for the holiday concert: Tuesday, 10/22 Tuesday, 10/29 For more information, visit:…

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Comp Tickets to Alexandria harmonizers Fall Show

4 pm on Saturday, 9/14 at Schlesinger Auditorium in Alexandria The show, “The Circle of Life,” features the Harmonizers performing music from Broadway shows, complete with Broadway-style choreography. And these shows range from classics such as “The King & I” and “Anything Goes” to more recent hits like “Wicked” and “Spamalot”. In addition, the show…

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Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser Student Leadership Workshop

When:         Thursday September 19th, 2019 Where:       Robinson Secondary School – 5035 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032 Time:          Registration 4:00 PM, Workshop 4:15 – 7:00 PM Cost:           $30 per student, no cost for director Checks payable to: PCA – due by 9/13. Please turn in your checks to Mrs. Gigliotti. What are Student Leadership Workshops? For…

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Senior Honors Choir Audition

Auditions for VA Senior Honors Choir will be held on 10/12/2019 at Longwood University. Audition times will be scheduled based on requests to the event chair in September. The Honors Choir event will take place in Hot Spring, VA at the Homestead Resort, November 21-23, 2019. Senior Honors Choir is a Virginia Music Educators Association…

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ACDA 2020 Southern Region Honor Choir Audition Information

The purpose of ACDA Southern Region Honor Chorus is to provide choral students (grades 5-collegiate level) across the nation an opportunity to rehearse and perform with a large group of singers who have demonstrated advanced skills in the areas of singing and music reading, and to work with a renowned conductor.  The Event will take…

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The Gospel Choir at United Christian Parish of Reston

The Gospel Choir at United Christian Parish (UCP) of Reston invites SLHS Choral students who might be interested in gospel music, to consider singing with them this year.  Although they call themselves a gospel choir, they also sing Negro Spirituals, liturgical jazz and praise songs. The group typically rehearses from 6-7 p.m. each Wednesday in the…

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Summer Choral Institute with the National Philharmonic

July 16, 18, 23, 25, 26 – The Music Center at Strathmore The National Philharmonic is sponsoring Summer Choral Institute for experienced singers this July at Strathmore. For details, please visit: 2019 Summer Choral Institutes To participate, you will need to register online here.  (Registration Deadline is June 16, 2019.)

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High School Vocal Institute at Westminster Choir College

July 7-20, 2019 – Westminster College of the Arts, Rider University in NJ Under the direction of choral conductor and clinician, Amanda Quist, the two-week Vocal Institute at Westminster draws over 120 students from across the country and around the world. Enrollment is open to students entering the 10th grade through those who have just…

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