Back for it’s 9th season, Against the Grain is hosting auditions seeking artists (singers & instrumentalists) from our local scene for our upcoming projects.
We are hosting two days of auditions:
September 13, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Singers Audition
September 15, 2:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Instrumental Auditions
September 15, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm – **Recently Added Singer Auditions**
These auditions will take place in Mazzoleni Hall. AtG will have a pianist available for singers on September 13th and should you like to work with them please bring $30 cash for your collaborative accompanist (and a copy of your music). You may alternatively bring your own collaborator if you wish.
Instrumental auditions will be heard unaccompanied on September 15th. You may choose to bring your own collaborator and there will be a piano in the space. We would like to hear strings, clarinet, flute, trombone, trumpet and bassoon.
These auditions will be heard on a first come first serve basis. Singers on the 13th, and Instrumentalists on the 15th. We are auditioning for upcoming projects as priority. If you are free for either of the periods below, please consider signing up.
Project #1 – with a strong affinity to “Early Music”
November 2 and November 10, 2018
November 16 – 21, 2018
Project #2 – with a strong affinity to Contemporary Music
March 18 – April 14 2019
Please bring a couple numbers that best showcase your abilities. We encourage singers and instrumentalists to bring Handel/baroque and New Music. Sign Up and please let us know what instrument(s) you’ll play for your audition and/or your voice type.
We strongly believe that diversity of all kinds contributes to a broader collective perspective and we warmly encourage applicants from the many diverse communities of Toronto to apply!