Master Chorus to hold Auditions AUG 17-25 for Upcoming 2019-2020 Season

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JOSHUA TREE, CA — After an outstanding first season, the Hi-Desert Cultural Center will be holding auditions for vocalists interested in joining and becoming members of its new Master Chorus. Concerts scheduled during its new 2019-2020 Season include a special Christmas and holiday concert series performing alongside the acclaimed Joshua Tree Philharmonic, and an exciting second concert series in May of this coming Spring. There is no fee to participate in the chorus.

Auditions are by appointment only and will be held August 17th, 18th, 24th, and 25th from 12-7pm. Individuals interested in auditioning for the chorus are required to sign up for a 15 minute time slot and be prepared to sing a song either a cappella or with an instrumental accompaniment track; please, do not use accompaniments with voice recorded tracks on them. An audio device will be available for use via Bluetooth or auxiliary cable. Prospective vocalists need to arrive early to fill out an audition form. More information about rehearsal schedules and performance dates will be available at the audition.

Auditions will be held at the Cultural Center’s new Yucca Valley Visual & Performing Arts Center located at 58325 CA-62 in Yucca Valley. To schedule an audition or for more information, contact Master Chorus Director Analisa Pilecki by phone 760.366.3777 x8, or email

With its multi-venue performing and visual arts centers located in Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley, California, the Hi-Desert Cultural Center (HDCC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation (Federal Tax ID# 23-7425816) that has been serving as the regional performing and visual arts organization and arts agency for the gateway communities of Joshua Tree National Park for more than 50 years.  The Cultural Center owns and operates its own performance venues and facilities and produces award-winning community and professional live theater, concerts, art exhibits and galleries, festivals, the Joshua Tree Philharmonic symphony orchestra, a master chorus, an artist residency for veterans, an extensive educational arts and technology academy program for youth and adults, and more.  The Cultural Center is the largest and oldest non-profit arts organization in the region with several million dollars in assets, employing over 30 full-time and part-time employees, and with an annual budget exceeding half-a-million dollars.  Having achieved GuideStar Gold status and recognized as an organization of artistic excellence by the National Endowment for the Arts, it instructs over 700 adults and youth weekly and operates a significant financial aid and scholarship program so that no children are turned away from programs due to their socioeconomic situation.  Learn more at:


GREAT NEWS FOR SEASON PACKAGE TICKET HOLDERS! Should your schedule change and you find yourself needing to attend a performance on a different date — if you give the Box Office at least 48 hours notice prior to your ticketed performance, management will attempt to exchange your ticket for a different performance of the same show!