Hanover Idols auditions begin

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Auditions for the 2014 Hanover Idols are scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 26.

This is the fifth time the Hanover Arts & Activities Center has sponsored a singing competition for Hanover residents.

Hanover Idols is opened to Hanover residents ages 10 and older. To audition for Hanover Junior Idols, applicants must be 10-15 years of age as of Jan. 1. To audition for Hanover Idols, applicants must be 16 years of age or older as of Jan. 1.

Application forms are available at www.hanoverarts.org or by calling (804) 798-2728. Sign-up forms are due to the Hanover Arts and Activities Center by Monday, Jan. 20. The producers will contact applicants to schedule auditions to be held Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Hanover Arts & Activities Center.

All varieties of music are encouraged including, but not limited to show tunes, church music, gospel, opera, rap, hip/hop, pop, folk, country, etc.

Candidates are encouraged to sing with musical accompaniment, Karaoke CD, or a cappella for the two-minute audition.  Fred Horn, Music Director at First Baptist Church in Ashland, will provide piano accompaniment for the actual competition.

The 2014 Hanover Idols Junior Competition will take place Sunday, March 2 at 3:30 p.m. followed by the 2014 Hanover Idols Competition at 7 p.m. at the Hanover Arts & Activities Center.  Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each competition. A  $7 donation will be accepted at the door. All proceeds benefit the Hanover Arts & Activities Center, a non-profit.

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