Voices in the Laurel holds open rehearsal

Rescheduled to April 16 due to weather
Mar 27, 2013
Photo by: Donated photo Join Voices in the Laurel Children's and Youth Choirs regional choir program on March 26 for an open rehearsal.

Join Voices in the Laurel Children's and Youth Choirs regional choir program.

Voices in the Laurel has sung with Broadway stars, country legends and every year sings the national anthem at a professional ball game. They participated in a performance tour in Spain in 2012 and will be performing in New Orleans summer 2013.

Children in first through 12th grade are invited to and open rehearsal Tuesday, April 16 at First Baptist Church in Waynesville. First and second grade rehearsal begins at 4 p.m., third through fifth grades at 5 p.m. and sixth-12th grades at 6:15 p.m.

Students who love to sing all styles of music: Broadway, gospel, classical, world music, jazz and new art music, should attend. Singers who want to have fun and meet friends from all over Western North Carolina and work with instructors with outstanding credentials should attend.

Singers in first and second grades join Treble Makers without an audition. Singers in third through fifth grades may audition for Concert Choir, while singers in grades six through 12th may audition for Chamber Choir. Voices in the Laurel is a Haywood County based non-profit choir for young people from Haywood, Buncombe, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties under the direction of Martha Brown.

Voices in the Laurel is an authentic program that focuses on providing young people quality choral education in fun and innovative ways. The program does have tuition for instruction and uniforms.

Some of the places Voices in the Laurel has performed are with the Asheville Lyric Opera at the Diana Wortham Theater, Charleston’s "Little Spoleto" Festival, opened for Dolly Parton in her Christmas show at Dollywood, with Ronnie Milsap at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, the National Anthem, at Atlanta Braves games, at a Cincinnati Reds game, the Pacific Rim Children’s Choir Festival in Hawaii, the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan,Westminster Abbey in London, Chartres Cathedral in France and the Sydney Opera House in Australia.

For more information, visit www.voicesinthelaurel or call 734-9163.