Auditions: Jazz vocal octet, SF
The High Seas Jazz Vocal Octet
The High Seas is a San Francisco-based all woman jazz vocal octet
directed by Sandy Cressman and sponsored by the St. Francis Yacht Club.
We're a tight-knit, fun-loving group which performs
challenging, original SSAA arrangements of standard and "not so
standard" jazz tunes.
We perform both a cappella and accompanied (piano or trio), at
numerous Bay Area and St. Francis Yacht Club events.
We rehearse Monday evenings, 7-9 p.m. at the Yacht Club, on the San
Positions available are soprano 1, soprano 2, alto 1 and accompanist.
Singers should have a love of jazz, sight reading ability, excellent
pitch, stage presence and be able to sing without vibrato.
We're looking for a good blend with the group, vocal and otherwise.
Auditions will be held by appointment in May, until all positions are
To help with preparation, candidates will be provided beforehand with
the score and recordings of two tunes they will sing with the group
at the audition.
For more information visit our website: http://www.hiseas.org/
or contact Jackie Edenholm Pettus:
mailto:jackie.pettus@..., (415) 221-3518.
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