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We are seeking talented women singers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels in the DC/VA/MD area to join our group. Prior a cappella experience is not required, however a strong passion for social justice and community engagement is a necessity.

\We rehearse weekly on Tuesday evenings and perform approximately 1-4 times per month. As an all-volunteer-run group, members commit to spend anywhere from 1-5 hours per month organizing gigs, arranging songs, promoting our performances or supporting other tasks to help the group run smoothly. To build group capacity and cohesion, we convene for a late summer/early fall 1-2 day retreat focused on music and bonding, along with a mid-year 1 day retreat.  While we are passionate about our music we also enjoy having fun together, whether going to karaoke, volunteering, or attending like-minded musical performances.

To be considered for an audition slot, please submit the following materials:

Audition Application: Click here

Singing Sample: Submit via email a sample  of you singing "Happy Birthday" (unedited audio recording, YouTube link, etc) to dcsongrise@gmail.com with “YOUR NAME_AUDITIONS” in the subject line. This is your chance to showcase your voice and presence as a performer. We are looking at several factors most notably, pitch and style.

Your audition application and singing sample are due by 11:59 PM on Friday June 7th, 2019.

Selected candidates will be asked to audition in person. First round auditions will take place in the Dupont Circle area the evenings of June 25th and 26th.

Final callbacks for selected candidates will take place on July 9th. Please save the date!

We look forward to singing with you soon!