Auditions

At Show Camp ~ June 30 (Friday) and July 12 (Wednesday) at noon - those auditioning do not have to be ShowCamp participants

Saturday, August 12 - 9am at High Places at The Grove 

Those who actively participated in Sound Company for the 2016-2017 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.

Calendar for 2017-18


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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. See below for the scheduled 2015-2016 dates.



2017-2018 Key Information

 

Time Commitment

  • Full 2017-2018 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:
      • November 10 & 11, 2017 (school show November 10 in am)
      • May 11 & 12, 2018
    • Extra rehearsals will be scheduled the week prior to all shows
    • Additional special performances will take place in April (Rossini Festival), and others may also be scheduled throughout the year. 
    • Sound Company has been invited to perform an opera with the Oak Ridge Symphopny Orchestra in March 2018. Extra rehearsal will be scheduled.

Costs

  • Tuition paid in the fall for entire season (Toos: $350; Juniors. ETC, and Seniors: $400 - 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 under garments, 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 2016-2017 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.**


To sign up for auditions, please fill out the following form:

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Tentative Dates for 2016-2017 Sound Company Season


Auditions
Saturday, August 27 - 9am at High Places at The Grove (auditions will also take place during Show Camp)

Mandatory Parent Meeting: Monday, August 29 (much information is given and questions answered, including things that may be a change from past years)
  • Toos - 4:10-4:45
  • Juniors, ETC, Seniors - 4:30 - 5:30

Fall Monday Rehearsals

  • August 29
  • September 12, 19, 26
  • October 3, 17, 24, 31
  • TBD -  a couple of Saturday rehearsals


Fall Show Week:

Show Week - October 31 - November 5 (Monday 4-8; Tuesday 4-7 (no Toos); Wednesday 4-6; Thursday 4-8 dress rehearsal)

                  Concerts on Friday, November 14 @7pm and Saturday, November 5 @3pm


Spring Monday Rehearsals

  • January 9, 23, 30    
  • February 6, 13, 20, 27
  • March 6, 20, 27   
  • April 3, 10, 17

Tentative Rossini Festival - Saturday in late April (22?), 2017  -  Knoxville, Market Square

Spring Show Week:


Show Week - April 17-21 (Monday 4-8; Tuesday 4-7; Wednesday 4-6; Thursday 4-8)

  Concerts on Friday, April 21 @7pm and Sunday, April 23 @3pm
(school show on Friday at 9:30am)

Note: We are not having the show on Saturday to avoid potential conflicts with school proms and trips.



Tentative Optional Opportunity: Carnegie Hall in New York City - Mid June, 2017

Sound Company has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC on June 11, 2017 (cost per person and exact dates TDB). Extra rehearsal for those participating will be scheduled.

Sound Company will not rehearse on the following Mondays:

  • September 5 - Labor Day
  • October 10 - OR Fall Break (due to the 2 week OR Fall Break, Sound Company will only be off the week that Knox County Fall Break overlaps)
  • November 28, December 5, 12, 19, 28, January 2 - Holidays and Winter Break
  • January 16 - MLK Day
  • March 13 - Oak Ridge Spring Break (due to the 2 week OR Spring Break, Sound Company will only be off the week that Knox County Spring Break overlaps)