COSHOCTON -- The Coshocton Community Choir will have auditions for its 42nd season on Thursday, Aug. 29 and Friday, Aug. 30 at the Presbyterian Church, 142 N. Fourth St., Coshocton.

Vacancies in the choir's membership are open by audition to interested singers, high school age and older. A prepared son is not required or used.

The choir is directed by its founder, Charles R. Snyder, and has become known for its sacred a capella literature. More than 700 singers have sung with the choir since its beginning in the fall of 1971.

The choir will present concerns on Sunday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, April 27, 2013, as well as joining The All-Ohio Youth Choir for a winter pops concert on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. The choir has also sung in Mt. Gilead, Somerset, Grove City, Wooster, Newcomerstown, and Dresden. It also sang for two conferences of the Ohio Choral Directors Association and five summers as part of the concert series at Lakeside Choral Directors Association and five summer as part of the concert series at Lakeside on Lake Erie. Aug. 14 was the most recent concert in Lakeside.

Rehearsals for this season will begin on Sunday, Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Coshocton.

For information or to schedule an audition, call choir manager Lee Bown at 740-622-3960.