The Elizabethan Syngers: Evoking the Past. Entertaining the Future.
That's Syngers with a "y." Why? Because we like it!
Are you looking for an exciting singing opportunity this yearl? Do you love the idea of singing Renaissance music at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival? The Elizabethan Syngers might be the perfect choral group for you! Our 2017 season is just around the corner and we are holding auditions for basses and tenors!
The Elizabethan Syngers is a volunteer ensemble open to any musician committed to a high level of music making and collaboration. Founded in 1971, we are the longest-running musical act at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. See us at: www.theelizabethansyngers.com www.facebook.com/elizabethansyngers
For auditions, musicality, sight singing, tonal memory and vocal agility are tested through the use of musical examples and exercises. No prepared solo is required. Auditions last approximately 15 minutes. There is no fee required for auditions.
The Elizabethan Syngers rehearse in Saint Paul on Tuesday evenings, 7-9:30pm. Our season rehearsals rum from May-August and October-December with performances in August-October and December. Ability to memorize music is a requirement. Access to or purchase of an approved madrigal costume is a necessity. Costumes may be borrowed from the ensemble or purchased independently. All music is provided at no cost.
Perks: Why "Syng" With The Elizabethan Syngers?
- Synging Renaissance and Holiday music with 30 of your new friends!
- Joining the cast of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in 2017!
- A Renaissance costume that will make all of your friends jealous!
- There are no dues or fees associated with joining!
Schedule an audition for our 2017 season NOW! Huzzah!
Please contact us at [email protected] to schedule your audition time. Auditions are at St. John's Lutheran Church, 4842 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis 55419. Rehearsals take place at Eastside Community Lutheran Church, 1212 North Earl Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106.