Monday, August 3, 2015

Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Holds Final Auditions for 2015-16 Season

The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus invites children ages 8 to 18 to audition for the 2015-2016 Season which begins August 23. The final round of auditions will be held Monday, Aug. 17 through Thursday, Aug. 20 at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church. For more information and to schedule your audition time please go to WS Youth Chorus or call the office at 703-0001.

The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus, a nonprofit arts organization founded in 1993, has served hundreds of young people through music education and performance experiences in its mission to engage and develop youth from diverse backgrounds and enrich their lives by inspiring excellence in choral music. The WSYC now has about 100 members in four ensembles in grades 3-12. They go to more than 40 schools in Forsyth and surrounding counties.

Members of the WSYC learn vocal technique, theory, singing in other languages, discipline, confidence and teamwork while performing beautiful choral arrangements. The chorus also often collaborates with the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, The Winston-Salem Symphony, Piedmont Wind Ensemble, Piedmont Chamber singers and other groups in the region. They also travel and perform in other countries and around the nation.  Some tours in the past have included performances in Austria, Italy, France, Chicago, New York City and New Orleans.

For more information about the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus visit our website at WS Youth Chorus

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