In what could be called Vanderbilt’s version of American Idol ñ only without the ill-tempered judge and a recording contract prize ñ University and Medical Center employees will audition Thursday, August 14, for the chance to sing the national anthem at the Vanderbilt-UT Chattanooga football game Saturday, Sept. 6. Dwayne Sagen, Vanderbilt’s director of bands and an assistant dean at the Blair School of Music, will serve as one of the four judges for the audition, along with representatives from Vanderbilt Athletics, Medical Center and University administration. The auditions will begin at 10 a.m. on the terrace of Rand Hall located on Vanderbilt University’s main campus. The event is part of Vanderbilt’s Employee Celebration Month ñ a series of activities and events scheduled throughout the month of September to honor the dedication and commitment of Vanderbilt employees.
WHAT: Oh say can you sing? ñ Vanderbilt employees audition to sing national anthem at Vanderbilt University football game.
WHERE: Rand Hall terrace located on Vanderbilt University’s main campus.
WHEN: Auditions will be held Thursday, August 14, 10 a.m. to approximately 12:30 p.m. (auditions will begin at 10 a.m. and singers have 10 minutes each to perform)
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