Monday, August 10, 2009

[Coweta Arts Tidbits] Cowetans Invited to Audition For Zaphyra Vocalists Ensemble

  Coweta Arts Tidbits

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Composed By: Forrest W. Schultz 770-583-3258


August , 2009


Coweta Singers Invited to Audition For Zaphyra Ensemble


     Maria Pia Ugarte has announced that the auditions being held for the Fayette-based Zaphyra female vocalist ensemble will be open to Cowetans and residents of other nearby counties.  The auditions are announced in the Notice below recently released by Ugarte:


The solo female ensemble Zaphyra, based in The Southern Arc, will be holding auditions.  All members perform solo and ensemble pieces in an array of different styles (classical, pop, Christian contemporary, musicals, etc.)  Rehearsals take place in the intersection of Peachtree City, Fayetteville and Tyrone once a week.  When closer to a production date or deadline, rehearsals might increase.  Recording projects are in the works.  Auditions will be held in August for two openings for its 2009 – 2010 season.  Pre-requisites:  early twenties to late thirties; ability to meet rehearsal schedule, punctuality, willingness to learn and love of music; team player with positive attitude a must; theatrical experience, additional instrument and music reading skills a plus.  Light Coloratura or Lyric Soprano:  must be classically trained and able to handle foreign languages and harmonies if necessary.  Prepare one aria in foreign language that demonstrates range and vocal agility (if coloratura) and a non-classical piece.  Mezzo/Alto:  need not be classically trained but able to sing harmony; all styles welcome.  Prepare one ballad and one up tempo song or one aria and one non-classical piece if classically trained.  Please call 404-358-2950 or email for more information or an appointment or visit If you love to sing and share in a small group, this opportunity is right for you! 

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