The Gloria Home-School Choir is an organization of home-schooled singers ranging in age from 12 years and up. Their purpose is to glorify God through skillful and artistic music presentations while teaching students the art of proper singing and musicianship. The director is Dennis Baldridge; accompanist, Jane Baldridge.
Learn more about the Gloria Choir.
Gloria Choir is now accepting new applications for the 2016 Christmas concert season!
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Below you will find a link to the application, a tentative schedule with potential dates to save for the rehearsals and performances.
The typical age is 12 and up, but younger students with exceptional music abilities will be considered on a case by case basis.
It is expected that choir members will be able to sing on pitch.
Dues will be the same for 2016 ($15/student, $40 maximum per family).
What to expect at your audition:
- Sing the melody of a well-known hymn (your choice) with piano accompaniment.
- You will be asked to vocalize on “la” from low to high to verify your singing range.
- You will be asked to sing back several short melodic phrases to test your vocal matching and tonal memory.
(Yes, you may practice before you come!)
Tentative Choir Schedule:
Rehearsals – Thursday evenings, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, starting October 13th through Dec. 8th
December 9, 2016 Friday Gloria Choir Concert Location TBA 7 pm & 9:00 am ? (WRCO)
December 10, 2016 Saturday Gloria Choir Concert Location TBA 6:30 pm
December 13, 2016 Friday Gloria Choir Concert Location TBA 7 pm
December 15, 2016 Friday Gloria Choir Concert Location TBA 6 pm
Please let Dennis and Jane Baldridge know by September 8th, 2016 if you are planning to participate.
Applications are available at this link:
All potential new members will be contacted to schedule their audition before rehearsals begin so mail/e-mail your application soon.
Dennis and Jane Baldridge
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