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The Cerddorion Vocal Ensemble seeks exceptional singers of all voice parts for its 2012-2013 concert season. Artistic Director James John invites experienced singers who possess solid, healthy vocal technique and advanced sight-singing skills to audition in August or early September. Please be prepared to vocalize, sight-sing, and perform a classical vocal solo of your choice.

The following audition dates have been scheduled at St. Ignatius of Antioch on the Upper West Side (552 W End Ave, New York, NY 10024): Thursday, 8/23, Tuesday, 8/28, and Thursday, 8/20, 7-10pm; and Tuesday, 9/4, 6-7pm. E-mail James John directly at to schedule an appointment. If none of the above dates work, private appointments on alternate days/times are possible


Cerddorion concludes its season with an interesting mix of composers and texts in their non native tongues. Join us in May!

Joy Beyond Words

Schütz, Italian Madrigals
Hindemith, Six Chansons
Thomas Jennefelt, Claviante Brilioso
Paul Moravec, World Premiere Commission (text by Dante)
Mäntjärvi, Four Shakespeare Songs
Rautavaara, Suite de Lorca

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 8:00pm
First Unitarian Church
48 Monroe Place, Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 3:00pm
St. Ignatius of Antioch
87th Street & West End Ave, Manhattan

Ticket Price: $25; $15 students and seniors