Cantabile Youth Singers Open Enrollment
- Cantabile Youth Singers is holding auditions and open enrollment for their
2004-2005 Season. We welcome Elena Sharkova, professor of Choral Activities
at San Jose State University, as our new artistic director and invite
singers, first grade through early high school, to join one of our four
levels of classes.
· Auditions September 8, 9 and 11
· Open House September 11
· Classes Begin September 15 & 16
For more information, to schedule an audition or to sign up for
our Open House, please call 650-424-1410 or visit www.cantabile.org.
Rehearsals at Foothill Congregational Church, Los Altos.
Cantabiles Artistic Staff
· Elena Sharkova, Artistic Director / Concert Choir, Wednesdays 4:30-6:15
and Chamber Ensemble, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30. Assistant professor and director
of choral activities for San Jose State University conducting three choral
ensembles and teaching choral conducting, voice, and choral methods.
· Shane Allen Troll, Intermediate, Thursdays 6:00-7:30. Choral music teacher
for Pinewood Elementary School, Los Altos.
· Kara Ireland DAmbrosio, Preparatory, Thursdays 4:30-5:45. Choral music
teacher for Woodside Elementary School, Woodside.
· Keri Elser, Program Manager and resident voice instructor. Formerly of
Chicago Childrens Choirs and presently Masters candidate in performance at
San Jose State University.
Now in its 11th year, Cantabile Youth Singers (formerly Cantabile Childrens
Chorus) brings the joys of choral music performance and education to singers
first grade through high school.
Founded in 1994 by Artistic Director, Signe Boyer, now under the artistic
leadership of Elena Sharkova, Cantabile is a member of the Foothills College
Performing Arts Alliance and the Cantabile Choral Guild (formerly the
Baroque Choral Guild), which sponsors youth education programs as part of
its mission of Music for Life and brings the finest in choral music to the
San Francisco Bay area. Cantabile takes pride in providing a quality choral
music experience and offers curriculum designed with an emphasis on music
theory, vocal training, combined choral and instrumental performance and a
wide variety of traditional, modern, and commissioned music.
In addition to presenting annual Winter and Spring concerts, Cantabile
Singers perform throughout the community, are guest ensembles with Bay Area
choral and orchestra organizations and tour nationally and internationally.
Sonja Wohlgemuth, Executive Director
Cantabile Choral Guild (formerly Baroque Choral Guild)
953 Industrial Ave, Suite 118
Palo Alto, CA 94303