LSU hosts auditions for National Anthem singers Sept. 8

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
Carrie Underwood sings the National Anthem at the Super Bowl in 2010.

BATON ROUGE – LSU Athletics and the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts will hold open auditions for national anthem singers on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 1-3 p.m. in the School of Music Recital Hall, located at the corner of Dalrymple Drive and Infirmary Road.

These auditions are for individuals or groups interested in possibly singing the anthem at various athletic events on campus, with the exception of football games.

LSU faculty, staff and students, along with the general public, can take part in the auditions. Auditions can be either vocal or instrumental. Vocal auditions must be performed a cappella, unless accompanied by instruments. In addition to solo performances, ensemble and collaborative auditions are also encouraged.

For further information or questions on tryouts, contact the LSU Athletics Marketing and Promotions Office at 225-578-6884, email promotions@lsu.edu or visit www.lsusports.net or http://music.lsu.edu.