Suomi Finland 100 Chorus is looking for singers!
Call for Singers!
The Suomi Finland 100 Chorus is a pop-up choir and seeking singers to honor the 100th Anniversary of Finland's Independence. Rehearsals will be webcasted for singers outside the Twin Cities metro. Previous singing experience or sight-reading skills are helpful. Singers aged 12+ in all parts are welcome, especially tenors and basses. You don't have to be a Finn to participate, everyone is welcome! Finnish language pronounces like Spanish or Italian and all voice parts will be available as audio files online for home practice/listening. Performance schedule is below, email email@example.com for more info and application.
Deadline to sign up is July 31, 2017.
Performance 1: Sibelius concert with the Bloomington Symphony conducted by Manny Laureano (MN Orchestra), Sunday, October 8, Bloomington MN. Rehearsals on Mondays starting August 21 at 7-9pm at Mindekirken, Minneapolis.
Performance 2: FinnFest USA: Finland 100 Convocation on September 22 at 3pm, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis
Performance 3: Leif Erikson Festival Worship Service on October 15 at 10am, Mindekirken, Minneapolis
Performance 4: Finland 100 Gala on December 6, 2017 at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis
We need 100 singers for Finland 100!
Eeva Savolainen, Artistic Director, has worked as The Singers Operation Manager since 2011. Before joining The Singers staff, she worked for Music in the Park Series in St. Paul and FinnFest USA as festival coordinator. A graduate of Sibelius Academy, Finland – Eeva, is a soprano having sung with The Dale Warland Singers, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Chorus and Bach Society. She’s also performed as a soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra, Oratorio Society, and toured as recitalist in USA and Canada. Eeva is the founder of the Saana Ensemble which toured in USA and Canada over a decade and recorded two cd's. Currently Eeva conducts a church choir in East Bethel, MN and when not working, likes to weave and spend time with Oreo the Cat and Lewis the Dog.