AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT — Auditions for An African American Requiem Choir Officially Announced

Northwest singers invited to be a part of this groundbreaking concert!  (image by Oregon Symphony)

Northwest singers invited to be a part of this groundbreaking concert! (image by Oregon Symphony)

My vision for this piece is that the choir is made up of folks from all walks of life who share in the common experience of humanity.
— Damien Geter, Composer of "An African American Requiem"

For immediate release:Monday, November 14, 2019
Email: info@resonancechoral.org 
Web:
resonancechoral.org
Media Contact: Liz Bacon Brownson 
Phone: 971-212-8034

PORTLAND, OR — Resonance invites experienced singers from around the Northwest to audition for a unique and groundbreaking performance opportunity. The 120-voice choir (including Resonance Ensemble’s core group + members of Kingdom Sound Gospel Ensemble ) will perform as the African American Requiem Choir for the world premiere of Damien Geter's An African American Requiem. This revolutionary work will be performed in Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall with the Oregon Symphony on Saturday, May 23, 2020.

“We know firsthand that singing in a choir can bring people together like nothing else.” says Artistic Director Katherine FitzGibbon. “We are seeking skilled singers from all of Portland's communities to bring this important work to life.”

Auditions will take place on November 18th and 19th.

For more information on how to schedule and prepare for an audition CLICK HERE.

For more information about An African American Requiem CLICK HERE.