Performing Arts: Singers

Professional Christmas Caroling

Casting notice expires: May 31, 2013

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Company

The Charles Dickens Carolers
Neda Kandimirova, auditions coordinator

Production Description

Seeking professional singers with strong musical skills to work as independent contractor performers for The Charles Dickens Carolers' 2013 season. Producer's statement: "Since its founding in 1987, The Charles Dickens Carolers has grown to ten quartets comprised of Southern California’s most accomplished vocal artists. We pride ourselves on the high musical and professional standards we maintain while bringing Christmas cheer to audiences throughout the Southland. The singers we contract perform with the foremost arts organizations in Southern California, including the Los Angeles Master Chorale, LA Chamber Singers, Pacific Chorale, Los Angeles Opera and Long Beach Opera. All are dedicated, personable professional musicians with diverse experience in choral music, commercial and jazz music and music for the lyric stage. Many have appeared on film and television and may be heard on numerous film soundtracks. The Charles Dickens Carolers have been featured on national and local television and radio and the company counts among its valued clientele some of California’s most prominent businesses and organizations. Our singers have appeared on CBS' 'How I Met Your Mother' and 'FOX NFL Sunday,' at live events for the Staples Center, the Los Angeles Kings, the Long Beach Symphony and the Los Angeles Master Chorale, at private parties for Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Seacrest and Seth MacFarlane and on live broadcasts for the Adam Carolla Show and the LA County Holiday Celebration telecast. The company sings from a collection of 65 pieces (not memorized) arranged exclusively for the company. Along with traditional Christmas carols and classic holiday songs, the company's repertoire includes many popular favorites, including Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas Is You,' 'Baby, It's Cold Outside,' Elvis' 'Blue Christmas,' the Adam Sandler "Chanukah Song," and the Ronettes' version of 'Sleigh Ride.'"

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses late September to mid-November 2013; performances are ongoing mid-November through Dec. 25 at various locations in Los Angeles and Orange County.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Competitive professional pay (minimum per event: $70-$85, up to $135; more for union calls)

Auditions

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The Charles Dickens Carolers