Young Singers of the Palm Beaches is where your singer will receive professional music education, meet other young people who love to sing, experience unique performance opportunities, and have fun!
AUDITIONS for the 2021-2022 SEASON
(beginning in the Fall 2021)


Our next Virtual Audition Information Session is:
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. on Zoom.com
To start the audition process, you will need to attend this one-hour online information session via Zoom.com. We will share how our program works and give you more instructions about auditions.

AUDITION DATES:
• In-Person Auditions: Saturday, June 12th
    by appointment at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
• Virtual Auditions: Wednesday, June 16th
    by  appointment via Zoom.com


IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE:
REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH GRADE LEVEL'S AUDITION CAN BE FOUND BELOW.
 
VIRTUAL AUDITION INFORMATION SESSION

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
at 6:00 PM (EST) on Zoom

For the 2021-2022 Season (beginning Fall 2021)
For Grades 2-12


This is a must-attend meet and greet session with YSPB staff and conductors. We will share how our program works and give you instructions on how to schedule an audition.

In-Person Auditions: Saturday, June 12th
    by appointment at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Virtual Auditions: Wednesday, June 16th
    by appointment via Zoom.com

FAQs

List of 7 frequently asked questions.

  • Where are rehearsals held?

    Rehearsals are currently being held virtually via monitored Zoom sessions. You will be given specific days and times based on the choir you are placed in. Log on information is provided at that time as well.

    Parents are urged to log your child on to Zoom rehearsals and oversee their participation. For your child to be successful, it is important to have them sitting in a chair in a quiet room free of distractions.
  • When are rehearsals?

    Rehearsals will take place virtually via Zoom in 6-week semester increments.

    Day and times are as follows:
    • Da Capo Choir: TBA
    • Treble Choir: TBA
    • Bel Canto Choir: Monday evenings 6:00-8:00pm
    • Cantate Choir: Monday evenings 6:00-8:00pm
    • Men’s Choir: Monday evenings 6:00-8:00pm
    Regular rehearsals occur once a week with make-up dates scheduled when observed holiday conflicts arise. Choir members will be notified in advance of all schedule updates via email, TeamSnap, and our website’s singer portal.
  • When are concerts?

    At this time we have been and will continue to produce online and "living room" concerts via Zoom, Instagram Live or via produced videos. You will be provided additional information as they are scheduled.
  • What is the cost of tuition? Are there other choir fees?

    There is a $60 non-refundable registration fee for the 2020-2021 season.

    Tuition for virtual classes/rehearsals will be $125 per 6-week session. 

    Young Singers is a not-for-profit organization which relies on fundraising, community support and tuition in order to provide services to the community. Your financial commitment is, therefore, vital to the success of the organization.

    All fees paid to Young Singers are non-refundable, in whole or in part, and are non-transferrable.
  • Is financial aid available?

    Need-based financial assistance is available for eligible families. Financial assistance awards are limited to the funds available each year. Financial assistance applications are reviewed in confidence and need-based awards are granted at the discretion of the review committee and is subject to fund availability. Anonymity of the applicant and confidentiality of financial information are maintained throughout the review process and thereafter.

    After your singer has been accepted into Young Singers, you will be provided with information on how to apply for financial aid.

    For more information about financial aid, please contact our office at (561) 651-4429 or email information@yspb.org.
  • How can parents be involved?

    Young Singers could not exist without the active involvement and participation of the parents. Communication between Young Singers and the parents is very important. Parents are urged to log your child on to Zoom rehearsals and oversee their participation. For your child to be successful, it is important to have them sitting in a chair in a quiet room free of distractions.

    In addition, YSPB news and updates are sent to the parents every week via e-mail. In order to ensure that you receive all correspondence, please keep the office informed of any change in your e-mail address. These changes can be sent to information@yspb.org.
  • How do I request accommodations for my child?

    Young Singers of the Palm Beaches (YSPB) aspires to be an inclusive vocal music community which values and celebrates the unique qualities of persons of diverse backgrounds.  To request accommodations for your child, please contact Melanee Blankstein at melaneeb@yspb.org or 561-651-4413. We will review the process with you and discuss strategies for ensuring your child’s success.