Headwaters Music & Arts invites amateur singers to take part in Bemidji Sings!, a vocal competition celebrating the musical talents of youth and adults who live, work or attend school in Bemidji.
Amateur singers interested in taking part must register to audition by 5pm June 11. Auditions take place Noon-3 pm and 7-10 pm Wednesday, June 16 and 10 am-3 pm Thursday, June 17 at Headwaters Music & Arts. Age divisions are 13-20 and 21 and over; singers will sing one song during the auditions and will be evaluated based on their vocal skills, presentation skills, audience response, and judge’s overall impression. Only individual contestants are eligible – no multiple singers or additional instruments may be used.
Up to 7 singers from each age division will be chosen to perform at the Friday evening Bemidji Sings! Vocal Competition to be held 6pm, July 16 at Headwaters Music & Arts’ parking lot. First place for each category is $300, second place is $150 and third place is $75. The top two finalists in each age category will represent Bemidji at the statewide Minnesota Sings Vocal Competition Saturday & Sunday Oct. 16-17 at the Courtyard Marriott in Woodbury, MN.
Bemidji Sings! is sponsored by Headwaters Music & Arts with support from Supple Studios.
Register for auditions here.
You can become a Bemidji Sings! sponsor here.