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Youth & the Arts Showcase

O Canada Soloist Competition


Performance date:  Sunday November 5, 2017 – 2:00 p.m.

Location:  FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton


Auditions to be the featured soloist to sing O Canada at the Youth & The Arts Showcase are open to individuals who are 18 years of age and under.  Auditions for our soloist competition will consist of two parts.

Part I

An audition form and photography release form must be filled out and emailed to or mailed to Community Foundation Halton North 251 Main Street East L02 Milton, Ontario  L9T 1P1

Audition Form

Everyone will receive a response, via email, when forms are received.  Please indicate in the Subject Line “Soloist Competition”

Individuals who are auditioning are to submit a video of themselves singing O Canada.  You can submit in one of four ways:

  • email the video to
  • upload to YouTube and send the link to
  • place in dropbox or google drive and share with
  • drop a copy of the video in person to 251 Main Street East Suite L02, Milton. Please note that the office is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

All videos must be received no later than October 18 at 11:59 p.m.

Videos will be reviewed by our audition panel.  Up to 7 finalists will be selected.  Finalists will be notified by telephone – please make sure your phone number is on your audition form.  Singers who did not make the finals will be notified via email.

Part II

Finalists will audition live in front of our panel of judges.  Finalists are asked to bring a recent photograph, which will not be returned.  We are in the process of securing a location for the live audition which will be held the week of the 23rd.  Finalist will be notified of the date, time and location.  Singers will be asked to sing the bilingual version of O CanadaNational_Anthem_ Lyrics An accompanist will be available for this live audition.

The winner of our soloist competition will be notified by telephone.  Other finalists will be notified via email.

The concert is taking place on Sunday November 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton.