Swingin' on a Star auditions set
September 11, 2012
Auditions for "Swingin' on a Star: the Bonners
Ferry Children's Choir" will begin at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, September 19 and again on Wednesday,
September 26. Auditions and choir practice will
be held at the Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street,
Homeschoolers should come at 4 p.m. and public
school students should come as quickly as
possible after school. The choir is open
to ages 8-18 and will rehearse from 4:30 to 5:45
p.m. every Wednesday that public school is in
session, starting on September 19.
Last year the balance between boys and girls was
very even and there were spots for older boys
whose voices had changed. It is expected to be
the same this year. No preparation is necessary
for auditions. Parents should accompany the
children if possible. Those who make the choir
will be invited to stay for practice.
Former members of the choir do not need to
This year the children's choir will have three
sessions. The fall session, September 19 through
December 23, will focus on preparations for the
annual Bonners Ferry Community Choirs Christmas
Concert on December 21 and 23 and the
second-annual "Christmas at the Pearl," with
dates to be announced.
The winter session will focus on developing
reading and choral music skills and spring
session will be a musical theater work. The
spring session musical is open to those who have
participated in both the fall and winter
Old members do not need to audition, just send
in registration and fee to Vicki Blake Thompson,
7596 Wild Horse Lane, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805.
Fee is $50 for the fall session (12 sessions
plus performances.) Discounts include a $90 fee
for two singers in one family and a $130 fee for
a family with three or more members. Some
partial scholarships based on need are
available: for a scholarship application call
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