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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.

 

CCSD Spring 2018

Laughter in the Rain, Spring Concert 2018

Join us Sunday May 20, 2018 for Choral Club’s end-of-season concert and fundraising event at the historic Point Loma Assembly building at 3035 Talbot Street in Point Loma.
 
We’re going all 60s this season with a medley of Neil Sedaka classics, “Love Will keep Us Together” “Calendar Boy?), ” and of course, “Laughter in the Rain.” Also included are hits like “My Guy,” “For All We know,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “Put a Little Love in Your Heart,” a Stevie Wonder Medley, and more.
 
Enjoy a pre-show mixer, including performances by our scholarship winners and Choral Club’s small ensemble, the Mink Pack.
 
The concert will last approximately 70 minutes and includes a raffle and silent auction before the show and during intermission. All proceeds benefit Choral Club of San Diego programs and scholarships.

WHEN:  Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Doors open at 7:15pm (mixer)
Concert at 7:30pm

WHERE:  Point Loma Assembly Building

3035 Talbot Street
Point Loma, San Diego, 92106

Purchase Tickets

$15 in advance / $25 at the door

Enjoy a fun, family-friendly holiday concert and support the arts in San Diego.  Early-bird ticket prices are $15 before May 19th ($25 at the door). Purchase your tickets today.

Raffle, silent auction, and refreshments available. ADA accessible.

Cabaret Show, 2017
Choral Club’s The Mink Pack, and More

Join us for a night of Cabaret-style entertainment when Choral Club’s small ensemble The Mink Pack takes the stage. Enjoy the perfect kick-off to the weekend 7pm Friday, August 18, 2017, at the historic Point Loma Assembly building at 3035 Talbot Street in Point Loma.

The repertoire features mostly 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s pop classics about love–and other catastrophes.  Have a drink and relate to love-gone-wrong ballads like “Cry Me a River,” “Chain of Fools,” “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree,” “Yesterday,” “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” “When I Fall In Love,” “Maybe This Time,” “Why Don’t You Do Right?,” and many more. Special appearances by the Choral Club of San Diego main chorus, Kevin Cavanaugh, and surprise guests. Raffle, silent auction, and refreshments available. ADA accessible.

Enjoy a pre-show mixer, then a concert featuring all of your favorites. The concert will last approximately 90 minutes (including an intermission) and include a raffle before the show and during intermission. Raffle and silent-auction items include a 10-person tasting party courtesy Vom Fass Hillcrest, gift bags from local merchants, Choral Club tickets and logo merchandise, and lots of gift cards.

WHEN:  Friday, August 18th, 2017

Doors open at 6:45pm (reception)
Concert at 7:30pm

WHERE:  Point Loma Assembly Building

3035 Talbot Street
Point Loma, San Diego, 92106

Purchase Tickets

$10 in advance / $15 at the door

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Tables for 4 or 8 are available. Table reservations include bonus raffle tickets and optional concessions vouchers. Please Contact Us for information on table reservations.

Open Auditions for Spring, 2017 Season

Seeking women who love to sing! Join us to meet other Choral Club singers, get the skinny on rehearsals, concerts and activities, and practice the spring season repertoire. Songs for this season will include  pop standards like “Blue Skies” and “Stardust,” a medley from “Grease,” and much more fun music.

New members can join through the first three rehearsals (Jan 23, Jan. 30, and Feb. 6).

A short, simple audition is required. Find audition guidelines and materials at choralclubofsd.org/sing-with-us/auditions/

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