Auditions

Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 9am

Grove Theater, Oak Ridge

Those who actively participated in Sound Company for the 2017-18 season will not need to re-audition – we just want you back in the fall! 

Please encourage others you know would be great additions to Sound Company to audition. 

We especially need boys of all ages.

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Students should come to auditions with a song prepared to sing. They may sing without music, with a CD, or provide music for an accompanist.

Suggested audition songs for grades 1-5:

  • If You're Happy and You Know It
  • Bingo
  • This Land is Your Land
  • Do-a-Deer
  • You Are My Sunshine
  • Chim-Chiminy
  • Getting to Know You
  • Singing in the Rain

Rehearsals for Toos (grades 1-2) are held on Monday afternoons from 4:00-4:45.

Juniors (grades 3-5) rehearse from 4:00-5:20.

ETC (grades 6-8) rehearse from 4:00-5:30.

Seniors (Grades 9-12) rehearse from 5:30-7:30.  

All regular rehearsals are held at High Places Church/Grove Theater in Oak Ridge.

 

Sound Company performs in two fully-staged and choreographed shows each year. Additional performance may be scheduled. 


2018-2019 Key Information

Time Commitment

  • Full 2018-2019 School Year
  • Mandatory Monday rehearsals (Toos: 4-4:45; Juniors: 4-5:20; ETC: 4-5:30; Seniors: 5:30-7:30)
  • Shows and show week rehearsals
    • Show dates:
      • School Show - Friday, April 12 - 9:30am
      • Concert Saturday, April 13 @7pm
      • Concert Sunday, April 14 @ 3pm

    • Extra rehearsals will be scheduled the week prior to all shows
    • Additional special performances may take place in April (Rossini Festival), and others may also be scheduled throughout the year (such as caroling in Market Square and other localities).

Costs

  • Tuition paid in the fall for the entire season (Toos: $350; Juniors. ETC, and Seniors: $450 - payment plans available)
  • Costume/Uniform – All Toos, All Juniors, ETC boys, Senior boys – all black long sleeve dress shirt, black pants, black socks, all black shoes
  • ETC & Senior girls - hose, proper undergarments, 1 ½ in black character shoes
  • Any travel associated with performances and rehearsals


**Note to previous Sound Company members: If you were an active part of Sound Company for the 2017-18 school year, you do not need to re-audition. You should, however, let Sound Company know whether or not you plan to return. (Click here)  Email additional questions to info@soundcompanytn.net.**


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Tentative Dates for 2018-2018 Sound Company Season


Auditions
Auditions: Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 9am at High Places at The Grove (auditions will also take place during Show Camp)

 *Auditions are only for new members or those that have taken a break and plan to return.


Mandatory Parent Meeting: Monday, August 27 (much information is given and questions answered, including things that may be a change from past years)
  • Toos - 4:00-4:30
  • Juniors, ETC, Seniors - 4:30 - 5:00
Rehearsals
Rehearsal Monday Dates for 2018/19
  • August 20, 27
  • September 10, 17, 24 (No rehearsal Labor Day, September 3)
  • October 15, 22, 29 (No rehearsal October 1 or 8 - fall break)
  • November 5, 12, 19, 26 (No rehearsals December 17, 24 and 31 for winter break)
  • January 14, 28 (No rehearsal Jan. 21 – MLK day)
  • February 4, 11, 18, 25
  • March 4, 25 (No rehearsals March 11 & 18 – Spring Break)
  • April 1, 8
  • April 8-14 SHOW WEEK
Concerts
Spring Show Only - Show Week - April 8-14, 2019
  • Monday, April 8 - 4-7:30pm (usually regular rehearsal times for each group)
  • Tuesday, April 9 - 4-7pm
  • Wednesday, April 10 - 4-6pm
  • Thursday, April 11 - 4-8pm
  • School Show - Friday, April 12 - 9:30am
  • Concert Saturday, April 13 - evening @7pm
  • Concert Sunday, April 14 -  afternoon @ 3pm

Tentative Rossini Festival - Saturday in late April (14?), 2017  -  Knoxville, Market Square
Caroling in Market Square with Open House at Katy's afterward - date TBD
  • Additional caroling dates will likely be set up at different locations