The Messiah Project is an Against the Grain Theatre and Opera InReach collaborative effort giving two schools from across Canada a professional filming and recording experience and a pre-show feature for the premiere of the internationally acclaimed Messiah/Complex!
Two Canadian choirs, whose members are aged 14-18, will perform the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s Messiah in a video that will be featured in the pre-show event of Against the Grain’s Messiah/Complex. On top of singing the piece, choirs will create a filmed version of their performance. The final product will result in a video of both choirs’ performances combined, but each choir will receive a video of their group’s performance.
The chosen choirs will receive:
Secondary school choirs in Canada, or community choirs for singers aged 14-18, are eligible to apply.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, submit either a video or written response that allows us to get to know your choir and community. All official submissions must be submitted through our Google Form by your teacher/conductor. If you create a social video, generate some buzz for your choir by sharing it and tagging @operainreach and @atgtheatre using the hashtag #themessiahproject.
For written responses, there will be a form field in the application as well as an option to upload an image or sample of your work.
Application Deadline: October 15th, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
For more information, visit the Opera InReach website: https://www.operainreach.com/the-messiah-project
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