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Rowlett Academy Boys’ Choir Audition

Monday, August 27, 2018 in Drama Portable Room
*Parents please sign and return this form to the Office Monday, Mr. DeMocko or Email to Ms. Terri at Please contact Ms. Terri or Mr. DeMocko with any questions.

Attention: Parent(s) or Guardian(s): Our Annual Audition for the Rowlett Boys’ Choir will be held Monday, August 27, 2018 and is open to any boy attending Rowlett in grades Kindergarten thru 5th grade. All boys are required to audition 2 times per year in both August and January, including returning boys from the previous year. The Boys Choir is a select group of singers representing top students from Rowlett in talent, poise, behavior and effort.
The Boys Choir has many performance opportunities which may include Veteran’s Day, Ringling Museum, Southeast High School, Freedom Village retirement Center, and a Gilbert and Sullivan Musical at the end of the year.

**Rehearsals begin Tuesday, September 11 @ 3:15-4:00pm. The Boys’ Choir accepts 24 Boys total. All costumes, uniforms and outfits are supplied by Rowlett Academy.

Audition Times on 8/27
3:30-3:45 Kindergarten
3:30-3:45 1st Grade
3:45-4:05 2nd Grade
3:45-4:05 3rd Grade
4:05-4:30 4th Grade
4:05-4:30 5th Grade

*Supervision provided before each audition. Students should be picked up at the end of their audition time. Parents: Be flexible as auditions may finish earlier or later.

1.Returning Boys Must Sing entire First Verse of “My Country tis’ of Thee” accompanied
on piano by Ms. Terri. New Boys may sing EITHER “My Country tis’ of Thee OR Happy Birthday.
My country, 'tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing;
Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims' pride,
From every mountainside, Let freedom ring!

2. Ability to match pitch and tones played by the Director

3. Exhibit a joy and enthusiasm for singing with a pleasant singing tone

4. Have excellent behavior and maintain self-control during long periods of standing still.

5. Teacher Recommendation

6. Attend ALL REHEARSALS: Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00pm AND Thursdays, 8:00-8:45am

7. Parental Agreement and signature REQUIRED to audition