Children’s Chorus (Barna) Auditions for Koolbardi wer Wardong
Auditions to take place on Saturday 11 March
Children’s Chorus Auditions for Koolbardi wer Wardong
Performances at BREC August 04 and 05
Aliwa yeyi! (Look out now)! Feathers will fly!
West Australian Opera in conjunction with Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre , is seeking to engage 35 young singers aged between 10 and 17 years of age to join us on stage for the upcoming Bunbury tour of Koolbardi wer Wardong
Koolbardi the magpie and Wardong the crow are very proud, vain, jealous brothers. Their cunning, rivalry and one-upmanship brings them unstuck in spectacular fashion. Journey back to the Nyittiny, the time of Creation, where love, loyalty, betrayal and jealousy are all stretched to their limits.
Koolbardi wer Wardong will be performed in Noongar language.
Children’s Chorus (Barna) auditions will be led by Regional Choral Director Danielle Bond, and Assistant Regional Choral Director, Charmaine Councillor.
Please download the BARNA Schedule HERE for the full list of rehearsal, staging and performance calls. Highlighted calls are compulsory.
What to expect in the audition?
- Auditions will be run in small groups
- A short interview about you. Tell us a bit about yourself
- It will include a series of call and response vocal exercises
- Learning some choreographic movement
- You may be asked to sing on your own, as a duo or as part of a group
Register your interest and details here!
Applications Extended until Monday 27 February 2023, 5:00pm
Successful applicants notified by Friday 3 March 2023
Auditions to take place on Saturday 11 March 2023
Successful audition applicants will receive notice of:
- Audition day/time/location
- What to wear
- What to bring
Registrations are now closed
A Wesfarmers Arts Commission
Regional tour supported by the Minderoo Foundation and Playing WA. Children’s Chorus supported by Lotterywest.
Movement Director supported by the Bendat Family Foundation.
This performance is made possible by the support of BREC’s First Nations Audience Development and Program Partner Alcoa.