Please check the email address that you registered with. The following email was sent out Thursday, February 28, 2013.
Yonkers Idol & Junior Idol Auditions
Date: Saturday, March 2
Time: 9 AM
BRING A PHOTO (4 x 6 is recommended)
Where: Nodine Hill Community Center, 140 Fillmore Street in Yonkers.
Cross Streets: – Yonkers Avenue and Prescott Street.
Directions: Traveling westbound on Yonkers Avenue cross over the Saw Mill River Parkway and then turn left at (Avenue Deli) at Prescott Street.
Take an immediate left onto Fillmore Street.
Phone: (March 2 only 914- 377-6475) Please only call if it is absolutly neccessary. It interupts auditions.
Please do not call the Parks Department Saturday, March 2 at 377-6444 and leave messages for directions. We will not be able to retrieve voicemails until Monday, March 4.
Registration: Upon arrival parents will be asked to enter the waiting room area. Contestants will be seated immediately in the order that they arrive. Contestants please have your photo and the hold harmless agreement / parent consent form signed and with the contestant. One will be provided to you if you did not attend Kick off Party. Contestants will be put into groups of ten. They will enter the audition room in group of ten. Coats and belongings should remain with parents or guardians. For any competition questions please wait until contestants are seated with their groups. Producer will come around to answer any and all questions. There is no warming up allowed in the bathroom since it is directly adjacent to the judging room. We encourage vocal warm up exercises in the car prior to coming into the building.
Audition: Contestants will be asked to sing 1 verse, 1 chorus of the song.Music is not allowed.
THIS IS NOT THE WHOLE SONG. Parents are not allowed in the audition room. Bring your own bottled water (room temperature). Parents there will not be coffee on the premise. Please plan on bringing it with you because we do not want contestants left alone at auditions.
Round 2 - Call Backs:Monday, March 4 at the Grinton I. Will Library auditorium. Friend Yonkers Idol on facebook to listen for the list of contestants moving on.
First announcement will be posted on facebook at 8 P.M. We will also announce it on our hotline message at (914) 377-6454. These announcements will be made at 8 P.M. Karaoke music for Round 2 is mandatory.
Proof of age & residency: You will not be allowed to audition at round 2 (call backs) without a copy of proof of age and residency.
Show: The show date has been changed to Saturday, May 4 at Lincoln High School located at 375 Kneeland Avenue.
These auditions are kept friendly and fun. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday!
Please do not forget to smile and have a great time. We hope this is nothing short of a positive learning experience for you.
The winner of the tittle recieves a $1000 prize courtsey of the Untermyer Performing Arts Council Theresa Fund and the opportunity to perform at various city wide events for an entire year.
Sandy Korkatzis, Recreation Supervisor
Yonkers Got Talent Producer
City of Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation