Pittsfield, Mass. – April 8 – Music In Common will host live auditions for Amplify 2019 on Saturday, April 13 from 10am – 12pm at the Berkshire Athenaeum Auditorium in Pittsfield, MA. High school and college-aged musicians will be considered for participation in Amplify 2019, a 2-week residency from July 7 – 22 at Berkshire School in Sheffield, MA. To learn more about the summer program visit Music In Common’s website.
Vocalists and instrumentalists are welcome to audition and should arrive prepared to perform 2 songs or pieces. Vocalists may sing a cappella, self-accompanied, or to a backing track. Instrumentalists should bring instruments and any needed accessories. A piano and a speaker for backing tracks will be available on site. Each audition should take no more than 10 minutes and will take place on a first come/first heard basis.
Amplify 2018 youth musicians share their experience and the program’s impact in this short video. Amplify performance videos can be seen here.
Live auditions will take place on Saturday April 13 from 10am – 12pm at the Berkshire Athenaeum Auditorium at 1 Wendell Ave in Pittsfield. Online application is also available at www.musicincommon.org. Selections are based on applicants’ skill level and artistic merit, as well as the musical needs of the program. Space is limited and interested youth musicians are encouraged to audition now for consideration. To learn more about online auditions visit Music In Common’s website.
Music in Common is a non-profit organization that empowers youth against hate through collaborative songwriting, multimedia and performance. Programs bring together teens and young adults from diverse backgrounds to discover and celebrate their common ground. Since 2005, Music In Common has directly served thousands of people in more than 300 communities across the globe and across religious, ethnic, cultural, and racial sectors. In any community, our programs can transform apprehension into trust, fear into acceptance, and powerlessness into action. Working together face to face, participants expand understanding, build confidence, strengthen community, wage peace and – yes – change the world.
For questions, please contact Music in Common Program Director Marisa Massery at firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-248-6070.