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Bel Suono Choir


AUDITIONED CHOIR - BEL SUONO        

The Auditioned Choir has already had its auditions and had an intensive camp before school starts in 2020. 

Bel Suono focus mainly on high level singing and competitions. The prerequisite for entry into this choir is membership of the Chapel Choir (Cantiamo Choir). Entry into this choir is by audition. In 2021 this choir will be going to Europe to compete in the Summa Cum Laude Festival in Vienna. Auditions for the 2021 Touring Choir will be communicated later in the year. 

Terms: 1, 2, 3 and 4

Practice times:      Monday 4.15 pm to 5.45 pm, Monday lunchtime sectional
Thursday group singing lesson

 Cost:                        Any competition entrance fees, visiting specialist fees, or travel costs 

 Uniform requirements Bel Suono costume, ballet flats

 Teacher in Charge: Mrs Maria Colvin

Competitions & Events: Rhapsody in Rotorua, Big Sing Competition (Bel Suono has won the Excel Cup for top choir at our Regional Competition for the last four years)

Important Dates:

22 - 23 January

Choir Camp

School

3 Feb

First Weekly Rehearsal

School

24 Feb

Workshop with Rowan Johnstone

School

2 April

Workshop/concert with visiting Mountainview High School, USA (during school time)

School 

9 May

Workshop with Rowan Johnstone

School 

15 May

Auckland Dio exchange (held at WDSG) TBC

School 

23 May

Bel Suono Fundraising concert

School 

1 June (Queen’s birthday Monday)

Big Sing workshop with Rowan Johnstone


16 June

Big Sing WaiBOP regionals

Holy Trinity, TGA

1-3 July

Rhapsody in Rotorua

Rotorua

2 August

St Peter's Cathedral service 

*as Cantiamo

St Peter’s Cathedral

15 August 

Workshop with Rowan Johnstone

School 

22 - 23 August

Big Sing Cadenza (If not in Finale)

Hamilton

26 - 28 August 

Big Sing Finale (if selected)

Christchurch

24 September

Dio Arts Showcase

School