Art Council Updates

We would like to thank everyone who participated in and attended Pirates of Penzance in concert. It was a wonderful evening filled with pirates, policemen, and maidens…oh my! Save the date for our next Orchestra Concert on Monday, April 8 at 7 pm in the Syracuse High School Auditorium. It will feature selections from Handel’s Messiah! This is the perfect kickoff to the Easter season.
We will also be having a combined choir and jazz band concert on Monday, April 15th at 7 pm at Syracuse City Hall. Come tap your toes and listen to some fabulous Oldies music! Choir rehearsals are Thursday nights at 7 pm at the Syracuse Community Center. Everyone is welcome! Jazz Band rehearsals are also on Thursday nights. Email for more info.
Cast auditions for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will be held Friday, April 12 from 6-9pm and Saturday, April 13 from 9am -1pm at the Syracuse Community Center, 1912 West 1900 South in Syracuse. In an effort to limit the wait time, please sign-up for an audition time. Walk-ins will be welcome, but priority will be given to those with a scheduled audition time. Please visit our website for the sign up link and forms.
Please be prepared to sing a short excerpt (about 30 seconds) from a Broadway musical in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. MP3 recordings will also be accepted. Please bring your completed audition form, conflict calendar, and a head shot, if available.
All roles are open. All roles are volunteer. If cast, you may be responsible to provide part or all of your costume and props. Rehearsals will be Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. There will be seven performances on July 12, 13, 15, 18, 19 & 20 with a matinee on the 20th. The show will be directed by LeAnna Hamblin.
Cast Callbacks will be held on Tuesday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 17, by invitation. 
Pit orchestra auditions will be held Saturday, April 13th from 10am-noon at the Syracuse Community Center. The orchestra will be directed by Tim Koster. Auditions are first-come first-served. Please come prepared to play an étude or other piece that showcases your talent and skill. Plan to possibly sight-read music as well. Please bring a completed pit orchestra conflict calendar, available on the website.

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