December 12, 2014 |
(Bergen County, NJ)– If you enjoy singing and want to perform on the stage in professional productions, the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), invites you to audition for the Verismo Opera Chorus. Artistic Director Lucine Amara announces professional, amateur, and retired professional male and female vocalists of all ages may audition for the chorus on January 14, 21 and 28, 2015, beginning at 6:15 p.m. An audition appointment is required and must be made in advance.
Auditions for the chorus will be held at 44 Armory Street in Englewood, New Jersey. An accompanist will be provided. The building is handicapped accessible and designated handicapped parking is available in the lot. The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera is committed to ensuring that its programs and services are accessible. Vocalists requiring a special accommodation or with specific questions about the physical features of a facility where Verismo Opera performs may call (201) 886-0561 at least two weeks prior to the audition.
During the company’s 26th season, choristers will perform in the company’s productions of George Bizet’s Carmen on Sunday, April 26, 2015 and Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor on Sunday, October 18, 2015. Both operas will be presented at 3 p.m. at bergenPAC, located at 30 North Van Brunt Street, in Englewood, New Jersey.
Male choristers, representing all vocal ranges and ages, are especially needed. Applicants should have a rudimentary working ability to read music and experience singing. An application may be downloaded atwww.verismopera.org . For information or to schedule an appointment to audition for the chorus, call (201) 886-0561.