The Philippine Choral Directors Association is now accepting audition folios for the first Asia Pacific Youth Choir. Singers aged 18 to 28 years old are invited to submit their audition folios to the PCDA on or before August 1, 2010.
PCDA Secretary General Oscar Pantaleon Jr. announced that the audition folios must be addressed to The PCDA Secretary General’s Office, Azalea Avenue, Greenwoods Village, Dasmarinas, Cavite. Folios may also be brought to provincial drop-off centers manned by PCDA members in Baguio, Cebu, Davao and Iloilo on or before July 29, 2010.
The audition folio contains each candidate’s application form, curriculum vitae, digital audio files and letter of motivation answering the question, “Why do you wish to join the Asia Pacific Youth Choir?” in at most 100 words.
The list of provincial drop-off centers, application form and the music sheets for the required digital audio files are downloadable from the PCDA website at www.philippinechoraldirectors.weebly.com.
The Asia Pacific Youth Choir is organized by the International Federation for Choral Music–Asia Pacific Working Committee. The 32-member choir will meet for the first time in Macau on February 21-26, 2011, under the joint directorship of Saeko Hasegawa of Japan and Jonathan Velasco of the Philippines.
Velasco is the Philippine representative to the IFCM working committee and is concurrently the PCDA president.
For more information, please call the PCDA Secretary General at (0917) 834-0424 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading, “APYC”.