Auditions


Sound Company Children's Showchoir is holding special auditions!

Saturday, October 19

9:00 AM

High Places Church, Home of the Historic Grove Theatre

123 Randolph Road

Oak Ridge, TN


Can't make the audition? Submit your video audition. Look below for more information.


Those who actively participated in Sound Company for the 2018-19 season will not need to re-audition – we just want you back! 

Please encourage others you know would be great additions to Sound Company to audition. 

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  • Audition Details

    Attention All 1st-12th Graders

    Sound Company Children’s Performing Choir is holding auditions for the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking for boys and girls in grades 1-12 that can sing well and enjoy performing on stage.

    What do you need for auditions?

    For In-person Auditions:

    • Students should come to auditions with a song prepared to sing. Students may sing without music, with a CD/song on a device, or provide music for an accompanist.
    • Please sign up using the form below to let us know you are coming.

    For Video Auditions:

    • While students are encouraged to audition in person, and are often most successful during in-person auditions, we understand the everyone interested in auditioning might not be able to make the audition time scheduled. If you choose to submit your audition video, please follow these parameters:
      • Sing along with a piano or subdued musical track
      • Sing "Happy Birthday"
      • Sing a song of your choosing that you have prepared and rehearsed
      • Submit the recording to info@soundcompanytn.net by Saturday, October 12, 2019 (you may submit a link to the video file as well)
        • Also include the following in your submission: Child's name, grade, schools, and contact information (parent/guardian's name, email address, and phone number)

Important Information

Rehearsals

Rehearsals after special auditions begin Monday, October 21, 2019 (All regular rehearsals are held on Monday afternoons at High Places Church/Grove Theater in Oak Ridge, except during Oak Ridge winter and spring breaks):

  • Toos (grades 1-2) rehearse from 4:00-4:45
  • Juniors (grades 3-5) rehearse from 4:00-5:20
  • ETC (grades 6-8) rehearse from 4:00-5:30
  • Seniors (Grades 9-12) rehearse from 5:30-7:30


Performances

Sound Company performs in one fully-staged and choreographed show each year. Additional performance will be scheduled, such as caroling in December and the Rossini Festival.

  • Shows and show week rehearsals
  • Performance dates:
    • Concert - Friday, April 3 @ 7pm
    • Concert - Saturday, April 4 @7pm
    • Concert - Sunday, April 5 @ 3pm
  • Extra rehearsals will be scheduled the week prior to all shows
  • Additional special performances may take place in December (caroling, tree lighting, parade) and April 18 (Rossini Festival). Others may also be scheduled throughout the year.

Costs

  • Tuition for those joining Sound Company as a result of the special auditions:
    • $350 ($50/month) for those joining the older groups (grades 3-12)
    • $272 ($38.89/mo) for those joining the youngest group (grades 1-2)
    • Note: Tuition can be paid in a single payment or 4 payments via PayPal
  • Costume/Uniform
    • All Toos, All Juniors, ETC boys, Senior boys – all black long sleeve dress shirt, black pants, black socks, all black shoes
    • ETC & Senior girls - hose, proper undergarments, 1 ½ in black character shoes
  • Any travel associated with performances and rehearsals


**Note to previous Sound Company members: If you were an active part of Sound Company for the 2018-19 school year, you do not need to re-audition. You should, however, let Sound Company know whether or not you plan to return. (Click here)  Email additional questions to info@soundcompanytn.net.**


To sign up for auditions, please fill out the following form:

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Tentative Dates for 2019-2020 Sound Company Season


Auditions
Auditions: Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9am at High Places at The Grove (auditions will also take place during Show Camp)

 *Auditions are only for new members or those that have taken a break and plan to return.


Mandatory Parent Meeting: Monday, August 12 (much information is given and questions answered, including things that may be a change from past years)
  • Toos - 4:00-4:30

  • Juniors, ETC, Seniors - 4:45-5:15

Rehearsals
Rehearsal Monday Dates for 2019/2020
  • August 12, 19, 26
  • September 9. 16, 23
  • October 14, 21, 28
  • November 4, 11, 18, 25
  • December 2, 9, 16
  • January 13, 27
  • February 3, 10, 17, 24
  • March 2, 9, 30
  • Mach 30-April 3 - SHOW WEEK
  • April 13 (for Rossini Festival)
Performances

Fall/Winter Performances
  • Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra 75th Anniversary Celebration Performance
    • Additional rehearsals will be scheduled during the week of October 14-19, 2019
    • Joint concert on October 20 at 3pm
  • Oak Ridge Christmas Tree Lighting - TBD
  • Possibly Oak Ridge Christmas Parade - TBD
  • Caroling in Market Square - TBD

Spring Performances
  • Show Week March 30-April 3, 2020
    • Monday 4-8; Tuesday 4-7 (no Toos); Wednesday 4-6; Thursday 4-8 dress rehearsal
  • Shows
    • Friday, at 7pm, April 3
    • Saturday at 7pm, April 4
    • Sunday at 3pm, April 5
  • Rossini Festival - Saturday, April 18, 2020