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Youth choir holding spring auditions

The Illinois Valley Youth Choir is holding spring auditions for students in Grades 3-8 Jan. 17 at LaSalle-Peru High School in the choral room or by appointment. The auditions are informal and require no advanced preparations. To schedule a 20-minute voice check appointment, call Paula Castelli at 815-433-4898. No previous musical experience is required. Tuition is $65 and there are scholarships available on a need basis.

The choir meets from 5 to 6:15 p.m. every Tuesday from Jan. 21 to April 22. Practices will take place in the LaSalle Peru choral room, which is located in the rear, southwest corner of the main building.

The spring concert will be at 4 p.m. April 27. The choir is conducted by Jenilyn Roether. She is a professional singer with more than 7 years of experience teaching vocal music. Roether can be reached at 815-252-5582 or email jenilyn.roether@gmail.com

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