Audition Applications Open For NOYSE 2020

NOYSE 2020 Poster

Even More NOYSE Concert – 2 pm Saturday February 1, 2020

Are you, or do you know, a talented young musician or dancer who would love to perform for a live audience on the main stage at Vernon’s Performing Arts Centre? We are very pleased to announce that NOCCA (North Okanagan Community Concert Association) is planning the third NOYSE (North Okanagan Youth Showcase of Excellence) concert for young musicians of the North Okanagan. This gala performance at the Performing Arts Centre is open to any young talent embracing music in any of its diverse forms: any solo acoustic instrument, small acoustic group, song, or dance. Non-professional participants up to 24 years of age are invited to audition at the Vernon Community Music School on Saturday January 11, 2020.

An on-line audition application is available on the “NOYSE” page of NOCCA’s website. Applications will be accepted until January 4, 2020. Alternatively application forms can be downloaded from the website, printed and left for Alex Macarthur at the Vernon Community Music School Office Monday to Thursday 8 am-12:30 pm and 1-5 pm (except Statutory Holidays and Christmas Break).

The Gala Performance will take place at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre
on Saturday February 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm.

To help performers prepare, we are looking for the following:

  • An advanced selection in the presentation of choice
  • Advanced level of technical skills
  • Presentation as a performer – introduction of self and selection, stage presence, interaction with audience, etc.
  • Interpretation – expression, phrasing etc. of chosen piece

We hope performers welcome this opportunity to perform in a wonderful concert venue with an attentive audience. Holding the auditions in the early New Year gives performers a longer time to prepare. All final participants will be awarded an honorarium.

If performers or teachers have questions please contact Alex Macarthur at 250-540-6493. And please pass on this information to anyone you think may be interested. We look forward to meeting students in the New Year!

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