I'm sending out a last minute notice from President Jackie Lennon of IWJ about their audition this Saturday for their April 14 Jazz Festival. If you are a singer and interested in taking part in this festival, please read and comply, or please send to someone you think might be interested.
Dear International Women in Jazz Members & Friends,
We are proud to announce that our annual "Women in Jazz Festival" will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2012. To all Instrumentalists/Vocalists, the International Women In Jazz, Inc. cordially invites you to audition on Saturday, February 25, 2012 for a performance spot at the Women in Jazz Festival. Auditions will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2012, from 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm, at Saint Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY, (cor. 54th Street) Please take this opportunity to perform as a soloist or with your own group. All participants must be an IWJ member in good standing and if you are not a member and wish to join please go to our website for member applications and additional information at: www.internationalwomeninjazz.org or call our IWJ Hotline: 212-560-7553.
If you are interested in being considered for this concert and wish to audition please read the requirements listed and follow the instructions. All candidates considered will be selected by our panel of judges on the following skills: (a) Improvisation; (b) Showmanship; (c) Style/Interpretation; (d) Creativity/Musicianship; (e) Intonation; (f) Technique; (g) Tonality
For the audition process we will provide a rhythm band section, piano, bass and drums. You will also have the opportunity to perform with your own group of your choice. IWJ members who were selected to perform within the past 2 years are not eligible. Ex: 2010-2011
Please mail the downloaded application along with your audition media package to include the following items: one page bio, photo, and related materials, post marked by Thursday, February 23, 2012. Mail to: International Women in Jazz, West Park Station, PO Box 20674, NY, NY 10025. You will be notified of your performance status by phone or email within 7-10 business days after the audition. NOTE: PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS WILL NOT BE RETURNED. Thank you for your participation.
Jacqueline Lennon, President
Carrie Jackson, Chairperson Music Committee
IWJ Audition Committee/Board of Directors
International Women in Jazz, Inc.