The award-winning Newsome High School Chorus kicks off its 2012-13 school year with its fifth annual Newsome Idol competition on Thursday, Sept. 27 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium, 16550 Fishhawk Blvd., Lithia.
Auditioned performers will entertain with a variety of tunes in hopes of winning the audience's vote to become the next Newsome Idol.
The $5 admission entitles the buyer to a vote worth $5. Audience members can cast additional votes by making additional cash donations.
The event is a fundraiser for the school’s vocal music program. Proceeds will help pay for music, registration fees and transportation costs for several events and competitions throughout the year. Light concessions will be available.
The Newsome Chorus Fall Concert is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Newsome auditorium. The Newsome Chorus will host an evening of music with special guests the Randall Middle School Chorus. Admission is free. Light concessions will be available.
"On The Radio," scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 8, is an evening of performances by auditioned singers and the Newsome Chorus, featuring popular favorites heard “on the radio." The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Newsome auditorium. Admission is $5 to benefit Newsome Chorus programs, activities and competitions. Light concessions will be available.
Plans and rehearsals for the Newsome Chamber Chorus’ annual Madrigal Dinner are well under way. The dinner is scheduled for Dec. 6 and 7. Ticket and event information will be available soon.
For more information, visit www.newsomechorus.com.