The High Renaissance Feast is our major focus in the
fall. To that end, we need performers who can sing, as well as act,
while maintaining an English accent.
I. Introduce Yourself
your name (a made-up Elizabethan sounding name or real person) and
introduce yourself to the judges. Maintain an English accent and use
your acting skills to make us believe you are that person. Be ready to
answer some questions.
prepare the rounds (attached on back) to perform with the outgoing
seniors. You will shake a die to find out which round you will perform.
Then you select an emotion to convey while you sing – the zanier the
better! We should be able to guess which feeling you are sharing. Stay
in character throughout and sing in your best English accent. You may
use the piano to select and starting pitch. Rounds are sung 3 times.
III. “Remember O Thou Man”
prepare the part for your voice. If I said you were a Soprano II (on the
Chorale sheet) please use the four-part division. Graduating seniors
will fill in the other voices. Again, remain in character and try to
convey emotion with your voice. You may play the starting pitches on the
piano before beginning.
Open and print the
following pdf consent form: