Headwaters Music & Arts invites amateur singers who live, work or attend school in Bemidji to take part in Bemidji Sings! to determine who will represent Bemidji at the Minnesota Sings State Finals in September. Amateur singers interested in taking part will need to register by May 30th.
Auditions will take place noon-7 pm Sunday, June 2nd, 9-noon and 3-6 pm Monday, June 3rd at Headwaters Music & Arts. Participants will sing one song during the preliminary auditions. Up to 7 singers from each age division will be chosen to perform at the August 1st Bemidji Sings! show.
Winners of the preliminary auditions will perform for cash and prizes during the Bemidji Sings! Vocal Competition at 7 pm Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at Bemidji State University. The first place winner from each age division will move on to Minnesota Sings Statewide Finals, Saturday-Sunday Sept. 28th – 29th, in Woodbury.
Singers will be judged based on their vocal skills, presentation skills, audience response, and judge's overall impression.
Sponsored by Headwaters Music & Arts with support from Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce and Supple Studios. Special thanks to David Eichholz of Deuces Wild.
This activity is funded in part, by an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s General Fund.
This activity is make possible, in part, by a grant from the Bemidji Area Arts Endowment, a component fund of the Northwest Minnesota Foundation.