Amahl and the Night Visitors Auditions announced

A Christmas Opera

KCC Opera/Musical Theatre Ensemble announces auditions for its upcoming staged production of Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors.

AUDITIONS are open to students and community members. To schedule your audition, please send an email with your selected date and time to: Dr. Gerald Blanchard at blanchardg@kellogg.edu

We are auditioning for the following principal roles – Mother (soprano/ mezzo)
Amahl (boy soprano role between the age of 9 and 14), King Kaspar (tenor), King Melchior (baritone), King Balthazar (bass) and The Page(tenor).

Auditions will be held on the following two dates and location:

July 31st. 2:00pm- Davidson Building (advance auditions)

August 10th. 2:00pm- Davidson Building advance auditions)

General open auditions: for community members and KCC students:

September 3rd. 4pm-6pm Davidson Building

September 4th.- 4pm-7pm Davidson Building

KCC’s Opera/Musical Theatre Workshop Ensemble is committed to bringing quality opera/operetta and musical theatre experiences to both the college and the greater Battle Creek community.

Time Commitment:
Rehearsals begin in mid September on select Wednesday evenings, (4:30pm-6:30pm) with performances on December 5 & 6 at 7:30pm. Sunday matinee on December 7th at 3:00pm.

Material To Prepare:
For the audition we would prefer to hear one selection from the opera if possible. As an alternative, bring a selection to be sung in English that will best show us your voice.

You are encouraged to bring your own accompanist. If you require the services of our staff pianist, you must submit your request no less than 48 hours of your planned audition date and time. Please forward your request via email to: Blanchardg@kellogg.edu.

For additional details, please log onto http://www.kellogg.edu/music Or
Call: (269) 965-3931 ext. 2566

Choir having a bit of fun!

A choir that eats together stays together. Now that we have the support of Randall Beans...who is ready to join me for a yummy bean supper? THANKS RANDALL FOODS!
A choir that eats together stays together. Now that we have the support of Randall Beans…who is ready to join me for a yummy bean supper? THANKS RANDALL FOODS!
Dr. Gerald Blanchard
Branch County Community Chorus members take a break from rehearsal to thank Randall Foods for their support of our 2013/14 Season schedule!
Branch County Community Chorus members take a break from rehearsal to thank Randall Foods for their support of our 2013/14 Season schedule! I’ve been told by the choir members often that I am full of beans…Now I can say, maybe, but they are Randall Beans :-)>. Thank you Randall Foods for your generous support!

Live Sound Cloud broadcast of the BCCC American Music Cabaret concert at the Tibbits Opera House!

https://soundcloud.com/blanc1g/an-american-music-concert-w

Dr. Gerald J. Blanchard
Director of Vocal Arts Area
Coordinator of Individualized Music Lessons
Conductor, Branch County Community Chorus
Kellogg Community College
450 North Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 965-3931 Ext. 2566
Email: blanchardg@kellogg.edu
Web: http://www.kellogg.edu/performart