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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Thursday, July 22, 2004

Tryouts Calendar


Aloha Festivals seeks amateur falsetto singers, ages 18 and over, to participate in the 10th annual Frank B. Shaner Hawaiian Falsetto Contest to be held Sept. 11 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Winner receives prizes and a recording contract. For audition requirements, call 589-1771 or see www.alohafestivals.com. Application deadline is July 30.

Spirit of Hawaii Drum & Bugle Corps, positions available for brass instrumentalists who can read music, and drum section members, drum major or majorette, color guard and kahili bearers. Group forming in August for those 11 years and older (parents must accompany minors, ages 11-17). Practice sessions 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Fern Park on Middle St. in Kalihi. Auditions and information 10-11 a.m. Saturdays through July 31, Fern Park. 734-3808, 847-5778.

Honolulu Symphony Chorus auditions for the fall concert season on Aug. 4 and 7. Experienced vocalists may call 524-0815, ext. 257, to schedule an audition. Rehearsals on Monday evenings beginning Aug. 9 in the UH-Manoa music department's choral rehearsal room.

Island Idol Contest, singing competition hosted by the Central YMCA, with door prizes and silent auction, 5-10 p.m. Aug. 22, Ocean Nightclub at Restaurant Row; $10 in advance, $15 at the door, for 21 years of age and over. Contest entry form at www.islandidol.org or apply in person at the Central YMCA, 401 Atkinson Drive. Audience tickets: 941-3344.

Hawai'i Pacific University International Choral Program seeks bass and baritone singers for the 2003-2005 academic year. Call 544-1127 for additional information and audition appointment. Deadline is Aug. 30.

Kailua High School seeks choral and madrigal alumni for the school's 50th anniversary and Christmas concert on Nov. 27. To participate, contact 261-0160 or www.kailuahighalumni.org before Nov. 24.

Hawaii Kai Towne Center calls for groups from churches, schools and community organizations to perform on the center's stage. Call Carrie for information: 941-0440.

Taize Choir, learn chants used in communal prayer, 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Parke Chapel (next to St. Andrew's Cathedral). 234-5282.

Hawai'i Vocal Arts Ensemble auditions for singers with clear, flexible voices. Auditions held 4 p.m. Sundays. Call for an appointment, 261-6495, or e-mail MaestroTim@aol.com.

O'ahu Civic Orchestra invites musicians to join rehearsals at 7 p.m. Mondays at Eiben Hall, Chaminade University. 261-6127, 735-5726.

Na Leo Lani Chorus, Hawai'i chapter of Sweet Adelines International, auditions women singers and actors for the upcoming summer show, "Barbershop Bandstand." Rehearsals and auditions, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Francis School Auditorium. 944-3373.

Honolulu Chorale rehearses for the new concert season, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Andrew's Priory. 524-0815, ext. 257.

Sounds of Aloha Barbershop Chorus seeks new members. Male singers of all levels and vocal parts sought for four-part, barbershop-style, a cappella harmony. Rehearsals 7 p.m. Thursdays, Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse. 262-7664.

Al Waterson and You Talent Search, competition for singers 18 and older, with prizes and possible recording contract, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Don Ho's Island Grill. Registration: 947-5736.


Majestic Production seeks contestants, ages 3 to 11 years, for the Little Miss/Little Mr. Hawaii's Darlin' pageant to be held Sept. 25. Apply at 389-8870, 221-6875. Entry fee is $150; no mandatory ticket or ad sales. Deadline is Sept. 11.

Majestic Production seeks contestants for the 2005 Miss Asia Hawaii State Pageant to be held in Nov. Open to all females, married or unmarried, ages 3-65. State winners advance to the national competition. Recruitment fee is $85. Apply at 389-8870, 221-6875. Deadline is Oct. 15.

Send announcements with contact name and phone number to: Tryouts Calendar, Island Life, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802. Call 525-8034, fax 525-8055, or e-mail islandlife@honoluluadvertiser. com with "Tryouts Cal" in the subject line.