The United Girls’ Choir has announced that auditions are currently being held for girls, ages 6-17, from throughout the region. Auditions will be held throughout the season, and all interested girls are eligible to audition. No experience is necessary. Auditions will be held in New Haven, CT on Tuesday, January 7, and additional audition information and appointment dates may be obtained by calling (203) 787-1244 or by sending an e-mail to [email protected].
The United Girls’ Choir is Connecticut’s fastest-growing choral organization, with over 500 choristers in thirty-two ensembles. The program has well-established chapters based in Hamden, North Haven, Branford, Milford, Shelton, Cheshire, Madison, Clinton, and Killingworth. The United Girls’ Choir has collaborated with numerous local choral groups, including the Branford Chorale, the Clinton Choral Club, the Trinity Boys’ Choir, and the Yale University Glee Club, and has performed masterworks including Handel’s Messiah and Vivaldi’s Gloria with professional orchestras. In addition, United Girls’ Choir choristers have performed in venues such as the Shubert Theater and participated in several concert tours throughout New England.
The United Girls’ Choir is affiliated with the nationally-renowned Elm City Girls’ Choir of New Haven, which has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Walt Disney World, and on CBS Television. Together, the United Girls’ Choir and Elm City Girls’ Choir compose the United Choir School, a private, non-sectarian educational organization that offers musical training and performance opportunities to young musicians throughout Connecticut. The School’s mission is to foster a deep commitment to the realization of personal and artistic potential and to cultivate an environment that engenders cooperation, creativity, self-discipline, and, above all, an earnest respect for all people.