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The Ripple Effect Vocal Interviews

Southside Christian Church, 1329 E. Jackson Rd., South Bend
Calling All Vocal Visionaries!
Does your fervor for singing beckon you beyond the shower?
Does the thought of uniting our community with a renewed hope of understanding and peace make your heart flutter?
Then The Ripple Effect is for you!
Directed by Sherry K, this exciting new singing group is not just another community choir, but a Vocal Visionary Project.
So what does that mean?
The first of its kind in the Michiana area, The Ripple Effect is dedicated to the unification of community and transformation of social awareness. A unique ensemble-in-residence at Southside Christian Church (DOC), the singers place much emphasis on diversity, hope, and healing, as well as mega doses of fun! Their eclectic, challenging repertoire includes everything from hymns and spirituals to jazz and musical theater. The choir's aspiration is to influence and encourage others to make a difference by building bridges, promoting kindness, and "rippling" out in their own lives. The Ripple Effect is not just a group of voices, but a collective truth-speaking voice in the community, by way of the enormous power of music.
Vocal interviews will be held at Southside Christian Church (1329 East Jackson Rd., South Bend) Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, 10 am - 1 pm. No prepared music is required. Rehearsals will be held Tuesday evenings 7-9 pm. Members are asked to donate $100/year to The Ripple Effect, or $40/individual concert. Please contact Sherry K about a possible scholarship if there is an inability to donate.
So you can't carry a tune in a bucket but want to jump aboard the rippling choir-wagon? There are SOO many ways you can help, such as donating money for materials/scholarships, ushering at concerts, serving on the Board of Directors, writing grants, etc. For more information, contact Sherry K by emailing (preferred) or calling 574-291-9044.

Sherry K, 574-291-9044

Notre Dame Children's Choir Auditions

Good Shepherd Montessori School, 1101 E. Jefferson Blvd, South Bend, IN
The Notre Dame Children's Choir is doubling in size this fall by adding a boys' choir for ages 5 and 6, as well as a girls' choir for ages 5 and 6. We enroll singers between the ages of 5 and 14 into our choral program; participation is free for all involved.
Auditions and informational meetings will be held on the afternoons of August 26-28, 2014 at Good Shepherd Montessori School (1101 E. Jefferson Boulevard, South Bend, IN).
Singers do not need to prepare any music for the audition and walk-ins are welcome. To register for an appointment or learn more about the Notre Dame Children’s Choir, visit our website:

The Notre Dame Children’s Choir is an ecumenical sacred-music children’s choir that performs concerts on the campuses of Notre Dame, St. Mary’s College, and Michiana churches. The choir performs at the South Bend Farmer’s Market, a service of Lessons and Carols, music dramas, as well as regional tours to Chicago, Indianapolis, and Cincinnati. Questions may be sent to

Mark Doerries,,, 574-631-6528