November 17, 2008
Yale University ’s Red, Hot and Blue will be touring Southern Califonia January
3 through 10. For more info call 310-344-6373.
Top-Notch Barbershop Quartet
Members of the Masters of Harmony
Contact Larry Goodfried 818-400-8879
July 9, 2007
USC SoCal VoCals
are holding open auditions for all USC students on September 4 & 5 in Taper Hall
of Humanities (THH) on the USC University Park Campus. Feel free to stop by and audition any time between 5 and 10 pm
on either night. They are seeking all voice parts. Check out their new CD: www.cdbaby.com/cd/socalvocals3
A CAPPELLA SINGERS WANTED
I live in the Burbank area, and looking to get a group of acapella singers together to create some harmonies. Mainly
Christian and Gospel type songs. I prefer people who live near the Burbank area, because long distances & traffic make
it harder to commit. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you're interested. God bless!
Westside A Cappella Group Forming
David, an experienced amateur singer, is looking to form a small mixed vocal jazz group based in the Santa Monica / Venice
/ West Los Angeles area, perhaps 4-12 singers – not looking for professional musicians, just people who love to sing.
Sight-singing ability is terrific but not required. The meeting place and time, and any other logistic considerations,
will be worked out later. If you're interested, send an email: (email@example.com
1. People who can commit to weekly rehearsals in the Santa Monica / Venice / West LA area.
2. People who love vocal
jazz (such as Swingle Singers, Real Group, Take 6, etc.) -- hoping to tackle some challenging arrangements.
who can hold their own part confidently, both as to pitch and rhythm.
4. Also, please let David know if you have other
regular singing gigs/groups.
January 26, 2007
Pacific Sound, that small, and very high-quality Barbershop Harmony-rooted
chorus that meets in Ventura , is looking for new singers.
2006 was a great year, winning awards, performing in public over 10 times, including their first-ever
qualification for the Barbershop Harmony International Competition in July. Plans for 2007 include more public shows
in both Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties , competition again, the recording of possibly two new CD’s, and the likelihood
of a European concert tour in the Fall.
The current performance roster numbers just 25 and the plan is to grow to 40, with no decrease
in quality, by the summer. The month of February is dedicated to new member auditions. We are looking for experienced
male singers of any age. Previous ensemble experience is desirable and helpful.
Currently the members for this highly entertaining chorus, come from a radius of over 100 miles
traveling each Monday to rehearsals in Ventura . Car pools exist from Bakersfield , San Luis Obispo and the San Fernando
Valley , joining the bulk of the membership who reside in Ventura , Santa Barbara , Camarillo and Simi Valley . The
chorus has all the current repertoire on learning CD’s and all new music is introduced with complete learning aides.
Rehearsals start promptly at 7:30 and meetings are held every Monday at the Ventura Adult Education
Center , Room 104, 5200 Valentine Road , Ventura . Interested singers should contact Barry Liker at 805-696-9510, or
November 29, 2006
Experienced ensemble singers are invited
to learn more about the Masters of Harmony men's chorus.
With over 100 voices, this six-time international gold medal winning chorus challenges
members to polish their singing and performance skills while giving back to community,
educational and music programs across southern California . Members from LA, Orange and Riverside counties carpool to rehearsals every Wednesday evening
in Santa Fe Springs near the intersection of the 5 and the 605 freeways).
The next open audition cycle begins Wednesday, November 29th, 730 pm, at: Town Center Hall; 11740 E. Telegraph Rd. ; Santa Fe Springs, CA. For
more information, contact Arbe Kraft at (951) 600-7162 or see http://mastersofharmony.org/join_us.php
September 7, 2006
A cappella group wanted for my wedding!
I want to hire an Acapella group to sing at my for my wedding in April
2007. I already have a song picked out. Let me know if your group is available. Thanks, and God Bless! Please contact:
The Alley Cats
are looking for additional singers. Our calendar is booking up quickly and
we are faced with double bookings, so we need to expand our personnel to accommodate all of the gigs. You may be the talent
we are looking for! Contact Royce Reynolds: Royce@TheAlleyCats.com
is looking for a vocal drummer. They're a five-member band who covers pop/R&B
that sings for the joy of singing and the joy we can bring to others. We do covers of artists ranging from Aretha Franklin
to Fiona Apple. We rehearse 1-2 times a week in North Hollywood and gig 1-2 times per month at clubs, private homes, country
clubs, and hotels around L.A. If you can also sing, that's a plus. If you write and/or arrange, even better, but not required.
Interested? Email Eddie: firstname.lastname@example.org
New a cappella group seeks tenors/basses
We are forming a new co-ed a cappella group and are looking for tenor and bass singers/vocalists. We will primarily sing
contemporary pop arrangements. If you're interested, please e-mail email@example.com
for more info! Thanks!
August 30, 2006
ATTENTION: VOCAL PERCUSSIONISTS!
Where do you hang out online? What sites are useful to you? A SoCal CASA subscriber
wants to know; I'll compile a list of sites for the next newsletter, which will go out September 6. Submit your ideas to me
August 7, 2006
VOX FEMINA LOS ANGELES--AUDITION FOR OUR 10th ANNIVERSARY SEASON!
Vox Femina Los Angeles, a
premier women's choral ensemble directed by Dr. Iris S. Levine, will be holding auditions for the 2006-07 season during the
evenings of August 22 and 29, 2006. In addition to the three major concerts comprising the group's scheduled season, VFLA
performs at various community events throughout the year. Music is selected from diverse musical styles, with an emphasis
on music by women composers. Rehearsals are held Tuesday evenings from 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm in the mid-Wilshire area of Los
Angeles. The ability to read music is essential, and auditions are by appointment only. Additional information and answers
to frequently asked questions are available at www.voxfeminala.org/audition.htm. Please sign up online, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (310) 922-0025 to schedule an audition. Join Vox Femina Los Angeles as we embark on an exciting tenth anniversary
season! Contact:Suzy Brown, VFLA Singing Membership Committee, email@example.com
August 4, 2006
Auditions for Hollywood Master Chorale
The Hollywood Master Chorale performs accompanied and acappella music.
Music Director Glenn Carlos will be holding auditions for the upcoming
season on Wednesday, August 30, from 7:00
to 10:00 pm, by appointment
only. All sections needs, but especially men. Call 323-953-1333 for an
additional information, please view our website: www.hollywoodmasterchorale.org
July 27, 2006
Swing Shift is
looking for a tenor. Rehearsing every Tuesday in Santa Monica, the group is a septet, looking for an experienced vocal jazz
singer, with good sight-reading skills and an excellent ear for close jazz harmonies. Interested? Call Richard Gilinsky (310)
393-3178, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vox Lunch is looking for a vocal drummer. We're a five member pop/R&B a cappella group that sings
for the joy of singing and the joy we can bring to others. We do covers of artists ranging from Aretha Franklin to Fiona Apple.
We rehearse 1-2 times a week in North Hollywood ,and gig 1-2 times a month at clubs , private homes, country clubs ,and
hotels around LA. If you can also sing, that's a plus. If you write and/or arrange, even better, but not required. Interested?
Email Eddie at email@example.com.
Up and coming L.A. jazz/pop
a cappella group seeks an additional tenor to round out a six-member mixed vocal ensemble. Sight reading skills and ability
to blend (both vocally and personally) a must! Arranging skills a plus. Rehearsals are held once a week in Culver City. If
you like Stevie Wonder and The Real Group, this might be the group for you! Auditions to be held on the evening of August
14 and 21. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org today for an audition time!
FORMING NEW CO-ED A CAPPELLA
GROUP - ALL PARTS WANTED!
We are forming a new co-ed
a cappella group in the L.A. area, and are
looking for all voice parts. We will primarily sing contemporary pop arrangements.
If you're interested, please
e-mail email@example.com for more information. Thanks!
The Catalina Chord
Club will meet on Sunday, July 30, 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Catalina Coffee Co., 126 N. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach
(light menu available). A cappella groups of 3-7, any style, are welcome to perform in an informal atmosphere with an appreciative
audience. Come to sing, or just to listen. Let us know if you'd like to be our featured group. Contact: Kate - firstname.lastname@example.org
or (310) 540-3370