By: Sky Sox PR Email
By: Sky Sox PR Email
To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page!

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The Colorado Springs Sky Sox, in conjunction with The Colorado Springs Conservatory, will be hosting vocalist auditions for the 2014 season on Saturday, March 8th from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the main stage in Chapel Hills Mall. Soloists, duets, trios and quartets are invited to audition for The Star Spangled Banner and God Bless America. Interested parties who would like to reserve an audition time between noon and 2:00 PM should contact Brian Paneral in the Sky Sox promotions department at (719) 597-1449 or through e-mail at Open auditions will be on a first-come, first-serve basis from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. All vocal performances must be a cappella and only traditional renditions of songs will be considered for selection. Singers may sing either The Star Spangled Banner or God Bless America and will be considered for either song.
The top performances will be determined by a judging panel consisting of Sky Sox staff, Colorado Springs Conservatory Curriculum Coordinator and Opera Singer Amber Marek and local DJs Nomi (103.9 RXP), Chris Austin (92.9 Peak FM), Romi (Magic 98.9 FM), and Tammy Oakland (106.3 K-LITE).
Top performers will sing live at Security Service Field during the 2014 baseball season which begins on Friday, April 11th and runs through Wednesday, August 27th. The very best performer of the day will be selected to have the honor of singing the National Anthem on Opening Day and an additional performer will earn the opportunity to sing God Bless America on July 3rd. In addition, The Colorado Springs Conservatory, who is sponsoring the auditions, will be awarding each of the top ten individual singers of the day a one hour singing lesson with their esteemed organization.
“This contest truly brings out the best of the best in our community – from retired military to outstanding young professionals, from elementary school age children to the stay at home mom who loves to sing – truly a testament to what the Sky Sox mean to this city,” comments Linda Weise, Founding Executive Director of the Colorado Springs Conservatory. “The Colorado Springs Conservatory is proud to be a sponsor!”
For more information on the auditions please contact Brian Paneral at (719) 597-1449 or through e-mail at

KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 247197011 -
Gray Television, Inc.