Open Audition for the Mink Pack Small Ensemble – ALL Vocal Ranges

Mink Pack Open Call 2018The Mink Pack small ensemble of Choral Club of San Diego is looking for talented women singers in all voice ranges.

The Mink Pack is Choral Club’s year-round small ensemble. Mink Pack music is entirely secular focusing on Mid-Century popular songs with an upbeat, hip vibe in 3- 4- and 5 part arrangements. The ensemble rehearses weekly for 10 weeks in the summer (June-early August), with monthly refresher rehearsals October-April. The group performs up to 18 concerts intermittently August – October and January – April.

SINGER CRITERIA

  • Ability to read sheet music with an understanding of dynamics, rhythms, tempos and other musical elements indicated in the score
  • Ability to learn music quickly from scores and tracks, and to come to rehearsal ready to put it all together and polish
  • Comfortable with performance, with professional demeanor
  • Ability to self-start and work independently
  • Ability to present at least two solo/small group numbers to add to the repertoire appropriate in style and content to the MP brand
  • A reliable, responsible team player

AUDITON PROCESS

Auditions will be held in two rounds. Interested singers should send in a letter of interest and short vocal history along with a recording (or link to recording) to music@choralclubofsd.org as soon as possible.  Finalists will be invited to a second live audition in late May.

Rehearsals begin in June, 2018.