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AUDITIONS FOR PAID HOLIDAY SINGING JOBS
Premier Vocal Entertainment, LLC

  • AUDITIONS FOR PAID HOLIDAY SINGING JOBS
  • Premier Vocal Entertainment, LLC
  • Non-Union Other
  • Other
  • Non-Union; Other Union
  • Seattle, WA
  • Project Begins: Oct 1, 2019
  • Project Ends: Dec 31, 2019
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PAID HOLIDAY SINGING JOBS

 

Character Breakdown / Project Needs
AUDITIONS FOR PAID HOLIDAY SINGING JOBS:

Premier Vocal Entertainment (PVE) provides top-tier, professional vocal entertainment for year-round events in the greater Seattle area. We pride ourselves on working with the best professional singers in the area, compensating our singers fairly, and offering the highest quality performances to our valued clients. To learn more about PVE, please visit http://PremierVocalEntertainment.com.

PVE will be holding auditions for professional singers based in the greater Seattle area who are interested in performing during the upcoming 2019 holiday season and beyond. We are looking for excellent, reliable singers of all ethnicities who have a great vocal range, performance personality to spare, genuine excitement and love for Christmas caroling, the ability to sing tight harmonies, and (for The Jewel Tones) the ability to move well with choreography while singing. We are currently casting for the following 3 rosters:

* Holiday Harmony Carolers (Victorian) - SATB
* Holiday Harmony POP - SATB
* The Jewel Tones (Motown) - SSA or SAA

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REHEARSALS & PAY
Singers must be available for rehearsals this fall and must also have significant availability to accept jobs between Black Friday and New Year’s Eve. Rehearsals are not paid. Caroling jobs pay between $40-50 per performance hour. Pay rate for The Jewel Tones varies and is on a per event basis.

Rehearsals for Victorian caroling typically begin in mid to late October. Rehearsals for The Jewel Tones and Holiday Harmony POP may begin in early October depending on gig scheduling requirements. Singers will receive all sheet music and rehearsal tracks prior to the start of rehearsals. Each singer must completely learn all music on their own BEFORE their first rehearsal. Notes are not taught during rehearsal. The purpose of the rehearsal process is to gel artistically and musically with colleagues, reinforce memorization, and achieve an extremely high level of performance polish.

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SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Both Victorian and Pop caroling require singing for several hours while standing and/or strolling. Singers must have excellent intonation, the ability to blend, and the ability to minimize vibrato. Singers interested in auditioning for Holiday Harmony POP and The Jewel Tones should be able to sing in a pop/Motown style, including the ability to access full chest/belt voice and chest/head mix. All music must be completely learned on your own prior to your first music rehearsal. Music must be memorized for all performances.

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PERFORMANCE EXAMPLES
For performance examples and more information about all 3 groups, please visit the following links:

Holiday Harmony Carolers - VICTORIAN - http://premiervocalentertainment.com/holidayharmony.asp

Holiday Harmony POP - http://premiervocalentertainment.com/holidayharmonypop.asp

The Jewel Tones - MOTOWN - http://premiervocalentertainment.com/thejeweltones.asp

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SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
If you are a professional singer interested in auditioning for the upcoming holiday season, please email the following information to info@premiervocalentertainment.com:

1. Brief personal introduction and caroling experience, if any.
2. Headshot
3. Resume including voice part
4. On-line sound clips (YouTube, SoundCloud, or professional website; no video/audio attachments, please.)
5. Rough daytime/evening availability from September through December.
6. Any dates that you are out of town/unavailable from September through December.
7. Group(s) for which you would like to be considered.
8. Availability for both audition dates.

Please only apply if you are a professional singer based in the greater Seattle area with good availability for rehearsals this fall and the ability to accept a lot of jobs between Black Friday and New Year's Eve. You are welcome to audition for more than one group if you are proficient at more than one musical style. Further audition instructions and specific repertoire to prepare will be provided to those singers who receive an audition time. Women who audition for The Jewel Tones will be taught a short choreography excerpt to perform during their audition so please bring/wear appropriate heels.

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AUDITION DETAILS
Auditions will be held on Sunday, August 18, 2019 (3:00-6:00 PM in Studio B) and Monday, August 19, 2019 (7:00-10:00 PM in Studio I) at Theatre Puget Sound (Seattle Center Armory Building, 4th Floor). There is NO FEE to apply or audition. Feel free to share this audition announcement with any professional singers who might be interested and qualified.

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THANK YOU
Thank you for your interest in Premier Vocal Entertainment. We look forward to your email submissions. No phone calls, please. Here’s to an outstanding 2019 holiday season!!

Audition/Interview Dates:
August 18-19, 2019

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