25 Aug 2017

Auditions for Cork City Musical Society, September 2017

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  Cllr Kieran McCarthy will direct Cork City Musical Society’s “An Evening at the Musicals” at the Firkin Crane, Shandon on Sunday 24 September. Auditions to sing solo, duet or in a group will take place at the Firkin Crane on Tuesday 29th August, 6.30-9pm and Thursday 31st August, 6.30-9pm. Interested singers should prepare one song from any musical and preferably bring along sheet music for our MD or backing track on a phone. Participants must be over 18 to participate in Cork City Musical Society. To book an audition slot please personal message the Cork City Musical Society facebook page or email mccarthy_kieran@yahoo.com with your optimum time. The Musical Director is Michael Young and the producer is Yvonne Coughlan of Red Sandstone Varied Productions.

   Cllr McCarthy noted that Cork City is vibrant in drama education, various musical genres, musical theatre and all forms of opera, all of which are brought to the Cork masses through stage schools and theatres. “The city proudly can boast being an ongoing European Capital of Culture. Many personalities and more have done so much for music and drama education over many years in the city. All inspire and forge a sense of community, charity of heart, togetherness and education, skill building and lifelong learning approaches”. Continuing Cllr McCarthy highlighted that Cork City Musical Society brings together many of these strands; in particular it focuses on the aspect of community building and the promotion of musical theatre amongst adults and the idea of inclusivity and self-development for all who wish to engage with it”.

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