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4791AUDITIONS FOR VOCI WOMEN'S VOCAL ENSEMBLE THROUGH JAN. 8

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  • Susan Sands
    Dec 1, 2013
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      Women's Women’s Vocal Ensemble, directed by Anne Hege and headquartered in the East Bay, will be holding auditions through Jan. 8 for experienced choral singers in all voice parts. 

      Voci is a 24-voice, auditioned ensemble, which performs classical music from a wide variety of historical periods.    

      Now in its 22nd year, Voci is recognized as one of the finest choral groups in the Bay Area.  The Ensemble champions music by and for women. 

      Voci rehearses Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 10:00 PM in Orinda.  Spring rehearsals begin Wednesday Jan. 8. 

      Spring concerts are February 9, May 3, 4 and 10, and will feature works by Karle Korte, Ysaye Barnwell, Pete Seeger, Samuel Barber, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Joan Szymko, Gwyneth Walker, Aaron Copland, and Violeta Parra.

      Th­e audition consists of the performance of a prepared solo piece a cappella and various ear-training and sight-singing exercises.

      For more information or to schedule an audition, please contact artistic director Anne Hege at anne@....

      Voci’s new Artistic Director, Anne Hege, born in Oakland, is an accomplished conductor, composer and performer.  She is completing her doctorate in music composition from Princeton University. 

      Hege currently works as a vocalist, composer, improviser, and electronic musician, performing original works in her performance duo New Prosthetics, the laptop ensemble Sideband, and for the Carrie Ahern Dance Company. Hege began her musical career singing with the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir, and in 2000, she founded and directed the Albany Community Chorus.

      Voci Women’s Vocal Ensemble is dedicated to musical excellence in the performance of both new and innovative music as well as treasured repertoire within the classical choral tradition.  

      Voci was one of three women’s choirs invited to participate in the  International Tapestry Festival in Vancouver, B.C. in May 2012, and the Ensemble performed at Davies Hall in April 2013 as part of a celebration of SingersMarin’s 25th anniversary.

      To learn more about Voci, visit the website at: www.vocisings.com.

       

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