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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Hosts Ninth Annual "O, Say Can You Sing?" Competition
Winner to perform National Anthem with BSO
“O, Say Can You Sing?” the national anthem with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra? Contestants will vie for the chance to sing the national anthem alongside the BSO in front of thousands at the BSO’s annual Star-Spangled Spectacular concerts held at Baltimore County’s Oregon Ridge Park, July 3-4, 2016. The competition is open to singers age eight to 18.
Auditions will take place by appointment only on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 3 pm to 5 pm at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD 21224).
IMPORTANT: Please enter through the Ticket Office Lobby. Parental permission will be required of all contestants under the age of 18. Audition times will be distributed on a “first come, first served” basis. The competition is open to singers age 8 to 18. Contestants must be able to sing the “Star-Spangled Banner” in the key of B-flat major (starting note is F) or A-flat major (starting note is E-flat) along with an accompanist provided by the BSO. Contestants will be judged on singing ability and stage presence.
TO REGISTER: Fill out the form below. Additionally, print the waiver form and bring it with you to the audition. The registration deadline is Friday, May 6, 2016 at noon. Singers must be available on July 3 and 4 to perform. You will receive an email on Monday, May 9, 2016 with your assigned audition time.