WAC issues audition call for aspiring high school or college-aged vocalists


The Walton Arts Center is now accepting applications for a week-long learning and performance opportunity for aspiring student vocalists.

Varsity Singers, an addition to the VoiceJam A Cappella Festival, will give up to 25 high school or college-aged vocalists who are interested in a cappella the opportunity to rehearse with and learn from industry professionals.

Applicants must be in grades 9-12 or enrolled in an undergraduate higher education program and able to read music. Selected vocalists must commit to attending rehearsals and the showcase performance during the week of April 1-5. Applications will be accepted through March 13. Vocalists chosen for the program will be notified by March 20.

Varsity Singers will workshop and rehearse a selected song over the course of three rehearsals March 30 – April 1 with VoiceJam instructor, Michael Martinez. The Varsity Singers will perform the arrangement on Thursday, April 2 at a free community concert with Acapellago, Vocal Asia’s 2019 Asian Cup Competition winner.

Application and audition instructions are available online.

For more information, contact Meghan Dale, the Walton Arts Center’s engagement coordinator, at 479-571-2766 or [email protected].