Summer Festival Chorus conducts auditions at Quick Center


Auditions for the ninth annual Summer Festival Chorus, conducted by Carole Ann Maxwell, are scheduled for Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m. in Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

The Summer 2002 Festival, titled "Hooked on Classics," will bring together singers with a wide range of experience in, and passion for, the arts. The program features Haydn's Te Deum, as well as Broadway show tunes, American favorites arranged by Kirby Shaw, and selections from Mozart and Simon & Garfunkel. Guest pianist Joe Utterback will provide exciting arrangements of classic pop tunes.

Experienced choral singers are invited to audition and should be prepared to sing vocal warm-ups and exercises. Auditions are not required of previous participants. Rehearsals will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., June 27 through August 8. Rehearsals are conducted in the Quick Center's air-conditioned and acoustically perfect Kelley Theatre.

A grand finale concert is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Quick Center. For more information, call (203) 254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396 or visit the website, www.quickcenter.com.

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Media Contact: Nancy Habetz, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647, nhabetz@fairfield.edu

Posted on May 13, 2002

Vol. 34, No. 223