Frederick News

Posted on: June 8, 2017

National Anthem Auditions to be Held at Weinberg

The Frederick Arts Council will once again hold open auditions for a singer to perform the National Anthem at its annual Art in the Park event. Auditions will be held at the Weinberg Center for the Arts on Wednesday, June 28 at 6:30pm.

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National Anthem Auditions to be Held at Weinberg

 

FREDERICK, Md., Tuesday, June 6, 2017 — The Frederick Arts Council will once again hold open auditions for a singer to perform the National Anthem at its annual Art in the Park event. Auditions will be held at the Weinberg Center for the Arts on Wednesday, June 28 at 6:30pm, prior to the Weinberg’s previously-announced Flying Dog Film Series screening of “Top Gun.” Those who wish to audition should contact Gabriella at info@frederickartscouncil.org to reserve a slot.

The 6:30pm auditions coincide with the Weinberg Center’s monthly Flying Dog Film Series happy hour. Auditions are free and open to the public to attend. Tickets for “Top Gun” are $5-$7 and may be purchased online at WeinbergCenter.org, by calling the Box Office at 301.600.2828, or in person at 20 West Patrick St.

Art in the Park is an annual event that fuses sports and the arts. Creative activities are planned to promote and celebrate the visual and performing arts, and the evening concludes with fireworks. The 11th annual Art in the Park event, sponsored by the Frederick Arts Council, will be held on Friday, September 1 beginning at 6:00pm. The game, which starts at 7:00pm, will see the Frederick Keys play the Potomac Nationals.

ABOUT THE FREDERICK ARTS COUNCIL

The Frederick Arts Council invests in a vibrant and cohesive arts community for the people of Frederick County. The organization fosters an environment where the arts flourish in the community through grants and scholarships, arts advocacy, and links to essential resources. The Frederick Arts Council is responsible for large-scale programming such as the Frederick Festival of the Arts, Art in the Park, and Frederick County’s Arts in Education grants. For more information about the Frederick Arts Council, visit FrederickArtsCouncil.org.

ABOUT THE WEINBERG CENTER FOR THE ARTS

The Weinberg Center for the Arts is one of the region’s premier performing arts presenters, offering film, music, dance, theater, and family-focused programming. Located in the historic Tivoli movie theater in downtown Frederick, Md., the Weinberg Center strives to ensure that the arts remain accessible and affordable to local and regional audiences alike. Weinberg Center events are made possible with major support from the City of Frederick, the Maryland State Arts Council, Plamondon Hospitality Partners, and other corporate and individual donors. A complete listing of artists and performers scheduled for the 2016-2017 season can be found at WeinbergCenter.org.

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