Only Kids Aloud

Only Kids Aloud

Thank you everyone that’s applied to be part of our Only Kids Aloud 2019/20 Chorus…you should now have received your audition time/venue and information pack…if you haven’t, then please get in touch.

Applications are now closed but contact us on oka@thealoudcharity.com for any last minute availability/cancellations.

We look forward to meeting you all over the coming weeks!

Auditions

Auditions will be held at:

  • Porth Eirias, Colwyn Bay on Saturday 23 March
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Sunday 24 March
  • Pembroke College, Haverfordwest on Tuesday 26 March (evening)
  • Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff on Saturday 30 March

Audition places are allocated on a first come first served basis and will include a group workshop and an individual audition with OKA Musical Director, Tim Rhys-Evans MBE.

Thanks to the generous support of Hodge Foundation there is no charge for these auditions.

Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 5 April and will then need to be available for a preparatory residential rehearsal on Friday 26/Saturday 27 April.

Schedule

The Chorus will meet regularly throughout 2019/20 with a series of regional and national rehearsals and performance opportunities as detailed below…

May 2019

1 day regional rehearsal (one in North and one in South)

Summer 2019
4 day/3 night residential course

October Half Term 2019
2 day/1 night residential course

November 2019
1 day regional rehearsal (one in North and one in South)

December 2019
2 day/1 night residential with performance

February Half Term 2020
3 day/2 night residential

May 2020
1 day regional rehearsal (one in North and one in South)

July 2020
3 day/2 night residential and final performance

(N.B. these dates/activities are subject to change but we will always give as much notice as possible in advance)

Payment and Scholarships

To cover the cost of all tuition, food, accommodation and activities during the 2019/20 period a contribution of £700 is requested – to be split into four termly payments of £175.

Should this be an issue for you, full bursaries, partial bursaries, travel assistance and payment plans are available, and more details can be provided upon request by contacting niall@thealoudcharity.com

Transport

Please note Aloud do not provide transport to rehearsals/performances. Where possible we will facilitate lift sharing and, if necessary, look into providing transport, but this would be at an additional cost.

If you have any questions please contact oka@thealoudcharity.com or call us on 029 2048 1715.

This project is kindly supported by the Hodge Foundation

OKA 2018 Hodge