Auditions for The Snowman Live Tour 2017

We're looking for solo singers to be a part of The Snowman Live Tour 2017 with performances of 'Walking in the Air' from The Snowman and 'Close Your Eyes' from Cinderella
Derbyshire Music Education Hub

Carrot Productions and Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership present the Snowman Live Tour 2017 in Derbyshire with performances of the iconic The Snowman − accompanied by a live orchestra − in Derby, Chesterfield, Glossop and Shirebrook this Christmastime.

Are YOU our next solo singer?

Apply for an audition now…We are holding auditions in October at several locations in Derbyshire to find talented young soloists to be part of these iconic performances.

For The Snowman we are looking for a girl or a boy with an unbroken voice to sing "Walking in the Air" at all performances.

For Cinderella we are looking for a teenage girl with a music-theatre-style voice to sing "Close Your Eyes" at performances in Glossop only.

When are auditions taking place?

For Glossop performances… [ FULLY BOOKED ]

  • Tuesday 10 October − 4.00pm−7.00pm at St. Luke's Primary School, Spire Hollin, Glossop SK13 7BS − Snowman and Cinderella auditions.

    For performances:
    Sunday 3 December − 5.00pm and 7.00pm
    Monday 4 December − 9.15am, 11.00am and 1.30pm
    − at St. James's Church in Glossop

For Chesterfield performances… [ FULLY BOOKED ]

  • Friday 13 October − 7.00pm−9.00pm and
    Saturday 14 October − from 9.00am at Outwood Academy Newbold, Highfield Lane, Chesterfield S41 8BA − Snowman auditions.

    For performances:
    Tuesday 5 December − 1.30pm and 7.00pm
    Wednesday 6 December − 11.00am and 1.30pm
    − at The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield

For Derby performances… [ FULLY BOOKED ]

  • Wednesday 11 October − 4.00pm−7.00pm at Friesland School, Nursery Avenue, Sandiacre NG10 6AF, and
    Saturday 14 October − from 9.00am at St. Benedict Voluntary Academy, Duffield Rd, Derby DE22 1LB − Snowman auditions.

    For performances:
    Thursday 7 December − 1.30pm and 7.00pm
    Friday 8 December − 11.00am and 1.30pm
    − at The Riverside Centre, Derby

For Shirebrook performances…

  • Wednesday 11 October − 4.00pm−7.00pm at Shirebrook Academy, Common Lane, Shirebrook NG20 8QF − Snowman auditions.

    For performances:
    Wednesday 13 December − 11.00am and 1.30pm
    − at Sports Direct, Shirebrook

What do I need to do?

You will be asked to sing 'Walking in the Air' (or 'Close Your Eyes' for Cinderella auditions in Glossop) in your audition. Accompaniment will be provided.

You can download the score and recordings of the songs to practise with, and find out more about the Snowman concerts by clicking the links below.

The following documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF). You can download software to view PDF documents for free from the Adobe website (opens in a new window)

Sunday 3 - Monday 11 December 2017 Something magical is happening this Christmas… big screen… iconic film… live orchestra… a truly magical Christmas show… The Snowman, brought to life by a live accompanying orchestra.

How do I apply for an audition?

Please complete the e-form below to apply for an audition. Please note:

  • Rehearsals − Successful soloists will be required to attend a compulsory rehearsal either on the day of the performance or the day before.
  • Selection − Preference will be given to singers who live or go to school in Derbyshire. For Cinderella performances (Glossop), preference will be given to singers with SK postcodes.
  • Media − These concerts are often featured and advertised in the press and other media.
  • Closing date for booking an audition − Sunday 8 October