Carpe Sono’s First Ever Open Rehearsal for Tenors & Basses

We areĀ currently looking for two tenors or a tenor and a baritone to round out our group. We’re going to have two open rehearsals where you are able to come and sing with us, get to know more about the group, learn the ensemble pieces that you’ll perform during auditions, and see if this is something you’d like to be apart of. If you enjoy the open rehearsal, come back for the auditions on September 24th.

Here is what you need to know about open rehearsals and auditions:Austin_Texas_A Cappella_CarpeSono_August_Retreat

Open Rehearsal #1
Date: Thursday, September 10th
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Orpheus Academy: 3918 Far W Blvd, Austin, TX 78731

Open Rehearsal #2
Date: Thursday, September 17th
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Orpheus Academy: 3918 Far W Blvd, Austin, TX 78731

Auditions
Date: Thursday, September 24th
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Orpheus Academy: 3918 Far W Blvd, Austin, TX 78731

What to expect for auditions:

  • Welcome
  • Practicing a few arrangements as a full ensemble
  • Solo (a minute and a half or less)
  • Range test (test your highs and lows)
  • Ensemble Audition (sing an arrangement with the rest of our group)

There are three parts to the audition:

  • Solo: prepare a solo (about a minute and a half -verse and chorus should be fine) that best represents you (known song preferable)
  • Range test – we’re going to test your highs and lows to see where you would fit part wise
  • Ensemble: learn an excerpt of two of our arrangements and sing with the group to see how we all sound together.

If interested in attending an open rehearsal(s) and auditioning, please contact carpesonoauditions@gmail.com.

 

Carpe Sono Tenor/Baritone Auditions – Sunday, August 16th @ 6:30pm

Carpe Sono is auditioning for a tenor or baritone to round out the group!

Please Visit us at http://www.facebook.com/carpesono and catch our videos on http://www.youtube.com/cameronroadacappella

We are Carpe Sono, a contemporary a cappella group here in Austin, TX. We have been together for three years and are currently looking for new members to round out our group!

A few facts about our group:
– We sing contemporary Rock/Pop/Soul Songs (U2, Rhianna, Cold Play, Pink Floyd, Justin Timberlake, Sara Bareilles, Alicia Keys & More!)

– Our age range is from 23-39

– We’re high energy, eclectic, focused, talented, driven, and family friendly

– We want to sound good, work hard and play hard

– We practice weekly and have consistent gigs around Austin

– We are a community of musicians that have become great friends through this process

Here is what we are looking for:

– tenors or baritones ages 22-40

– a deep passion for music and a cappella in particular

– consistent availability for gigs and 2 hour practices once a week

– a commitment to excellence

– someone who learns and memorizes music quickly

– someone who’s looking to work hard to sound amazing and meet and hang out with new friends and fellow musicians

Interested? Well, RVSP for auditions

You’ll:
– learn more about the vision of the group

– sing a solo (about 2 minutes) showing off your solo voice

– learn part of an a cappella arrangement and sing it within a small ensemble

– do a range test

– fill out a short questionnaire

You will be evaluated on:

– your solo

– stage presence

– your ability to blend with others during the ensemble

– your tone

– the ‘intangibles’ (other attributes you can bring to the group outside of your voice e.g. arranging experience)

Please fill out the following and contact us:

Name

Age

Singing Experience

Why Would You Want to be a part of this group?

Fun facts about you

Audio/video of you singing is a plus

Once you RSVP, I will send you both a questionnaire to fill out and the arrangement to learn for the ensemble portion of the audition and other details.

Let me know if you have any questions, Take care and hope to see you at the auditions!

Carpe Sono August Retreat

We finally had the opportunity to get together as a group and have a half day retreat this past weekend!

We started out with having lunch at Juan In A Million, an incredible Mexican joint on the East side of Austin.

After lunch, we headed over to the Adventure House, an inexpensive but cool airbnb that we rented – it had plenty of space for the 6 of us, in addition to a full kitchen and several bedrooms that we could use in order to break out into sectionals.

One of Michel’s good friends, Christy, came in and helped us workshop and refine some of our newer material while we also dug deeper into many of our arrangements than we are normally able to.

We were also able to listen to an arrangement in progress that Lacey is in the process of creating, and provide feedback that hopefully will be able to help her complete it soon. The name of the arrangement? Well, you have to wait and find out!

We had a jam-packed itinerary with only 5 hours to do everything. No time for biking, kayaking, or Pitch Perfect viewing šŸ˜¦ Needless to say, we need more time and most likely we will double our schedule from 5 hours to 8-10 hours.

Overall, it was a great time to hash out music and spend time as a group as we prepare for a busy second half of the year.

Here is a clip of us learning and practicing Break Free:

Carpe Sono Tenor/Baritone Auditions – Sunday, July 19th

Carpe Sono is auditioning for a tenor or baritone to round out the group!

Please Visit us at http://www.facebook.com/carpesono and catch our videos on http://www.youtube.com/cameronroadacappella

We are Carpe Sono, a contemporary a cappella group here in Austin, TX. We have been together for three years and are currently looking for new members to round out our group!

A few facts about our group:
– We sing contemporary Rock/Pop/Soul Songs (U2, Rhianna, Cold Play, Pink Floyd, Justin Timberlake, Sara Bareilles, Alicia Keys & More!)

– Our age range is from 23-39

– We’re high energy, eclectic, focused, talented, driven, and family friendly

– We want to sound good, work hard and play hard

– We practice weekly and have consistent gigs around Austin

– We are a community of musicians that have become great friends through this process

Here is what we are looking for:

– tenors or baritones ages 22-40

– a deep passion for music and a cappella in particular

– consistent availability for gigs and 2 hour practices once a week

– a commitment to excellence

– someone who learns and memorizes music quickly

– someone who’s looking to work hard to sound amazing and meet and hang out with new friends and fellow musicians

Interested? Well, RVSP for auditions

You’ll:
– learn more about the vision of the group

– sing a solo (about 2 minutes) showing off your solo voice

– learn part of an a cappella arrangement and sing it within a small ensemble

– do a range test

– fill out a short questionnaire

You will be evaluated on:

– your solo

– stage presence

– your ability to blend with others during the ensemble

– your tone

– the ‘intangibles’ (other attributes you can bring to the group outside of your voice e.g. arranging experience)

Please fill out the following and contact us:

Name

Age

Singing Experience

Why Would You Want to be a part of this group?

Fun facts about you

Audio/video of you singing is a plus

Once you RSVP, I will send you both a questionnaire to fill out and the arrangement to learn for the ensemble portion of the audition and other details.

Let me know if you have any questions, Take care and hope to see you at the auditions!