After completing its inaugural season, the Central Minnesota Boys' Choir will hold auditions for its second season.
Auditions will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Wadena Elementary School in Wadena, and at 7 p.m. that day at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria.
Auditions are also scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Staples Elementary School in Staples, and at 7 p.m. that day at Riverside Elementary School in Brainerd.
Prospective members should be finishing third grade this spring, or older, and still have an unchanged voice. The choir rehearses from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays from September to May.
The Rev. Steve Sveom, president of the Central Minnesota Boys' Choir, said, "It is the mission of the choir to provide an opportunity for young boys to participate in a group that is challenging, enriching and rewarding, as well as providing an opportunity to socialize with others who share the same values. It is the goal of the choir to develop musical interest, leadership skills and talent among boys in central Minnesota. The group will also provide a positive and challenging opportunity of high artistic quality."
Packets of information about the auditions and the Central Minnesota Boys' Choir have been mailed to elementary schools throughout the area. Information is also available by contacting the Central Minnesota Boys' Choir by mail at 104 Park Road, Staples, MN 56479; by phone at (218) 894-1899; or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The information packets contain forms to register for one of the audition locations.
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