August 28, 2012 – Des Moines, Iowa — The Iowa Youth Chorus is conducting a local talent search for youth ages 8-18 who are interested in becoming a part of our award-winning choirs in the fall. Singers may drop in for an audition between 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. at one of the following locations and dates:
Ankeny United Church of Christ, 602 SE Delaware, Ankeny, Monday, September 10;
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1025 28th St., West Des Moines, Tuesday August 28 or September 4;
Windsor Presbyterian Church, 6301 University Ave., Windsor Heights, Wednesday—August 29 or September 5.
Those auditioning are asked to come prepared to sing a short, unaccompanied song of their choosing. Following the audition, singers may be placed in one of four levels of choirs based on age, experience and ability: Children’s Chorus, Concert Choir, Chorale or Chamber Singers. The Iowa Youth Chorus sponsors choirs throughout the metro area including the communities of Des Moines, Ankeny, West Des Moines, Newton, and Pella.
The Chorus is also accepting new 6 and 7-year-old singers in our non-auditioned Primary Choir.
The Iowa Youth Chorus is embarking on its 31st season of providing quality musical experiences to children throughout Central Iowa. Their choirs have established an international reputation by touring throughout North America, Europe and Latin America.
Auditions are also available by appointment. To schedule an audition or register for Primary Choir, please contact the Iowa Youth Chorus office at 515-262-8312 or visit the website www.iowayouthchorus.org for more information.