Calling all talent! The Spotlight Auditions are coming!
Each year, Polymnia encourages high school students from all over Greater Boston to participate in its “Spotlight on High School Talent.” The competition offers the winner the opportunity to perform in a future Polymnia Concert. Auditions are announced and conducted each year. Talents include singing, dancing, playing an instrument, composition and acting. Polymnia’s Music Director and Accompanist hold the auditions and winners perform their solos at an upcoming concert.
Auditions are open to all high school singers, dancers, composers, instrumentalists and actors from the Greater Boston Area! Auditions are generally held in February. The winner will receive $250 and will be featured in one of three future Polymnia concerts.
Auditions are held at:
Melrose Highlands Congregational Church
355 Franklin Street, Melrose, MA
AUDITION DATES ARE ANNOUNCED BELOW!
Please review the eligibility requirements before applying
The next audition dates will be announced after the pandemic is over
Join our mailing list to receive notification when we resume the Spotlight! program
Text the word “Polymnia” to: 22828, then supply your email address when you receive the reply.
Note: Audition times will be assigned
Eligibility and Requirements:
- Must be a high school student in the Greater Boston area.
- All musical applicants, please prepare up to three selections from the Broadway, pop, classical and jazz genres.
- Actors, please prepare a skit or monologue appropriate for a family venue.
- Open to individuals or groups. Accompanist provided. Please bring legible music for the pianist.
- $15 audition fee. Please make checks payable to Polymnia Choral Society.
- All applicants will have seven minutes to display their talents
For more information or to apply, email us
|2008-2009||Grace Thompson-Sweet Thursday|
|2009-2010||David Travis-Dance Me to the End of Love|
|Maria Kroll Sinclair-Stranger to the Rain|
|Eva Gertz-Jazz original|
|2010-2011||Lilah Drafts-Johnson-Rolling in the Deep|
|2011-2012||Devin McCall-Taylor the Latte Boy|
|2012-2013||Madeline Frasca-Irish Step Dancing|
|Lilah Drafts-Johnson-Not for Me original|
|Isabella Miller-Gimme Gimme|
|Olivia Rittenburg-Mash up|
|2014-2015||Austin Smith-String||Dygbert Jean-Joanna on violin|
|Quartet Original Composition||Gerard Frasca-On My Own|
|Francesca Rizzo-Part of Your World|
|2015-2016||Maria Tramontozzi – O Holy Night||Madeleine Carbonneau- Ritzei|
|2016-2017||Olivia Rittenburg-Beatle on Its Back original
Natalie Lewis-The Last Dance
|2017-2018||Kerrigan Bigelow -Pie Jesu||Lauren Abramson-Someone to Watch Over Me
Jillian Casa-Love Song
|2018-2019||Sam Higgins – Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child|