Kernels National Anthem Auditions

March 7 & 9 at the Stadium

By Andrew Pantini / Cedar Rapids Kernels | January 29, 2013 9:51 AM ET

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels are hosting National Anthem Auditions for the upcoming 2013 season on Thursday, March 7th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm and on Saturday, March 9th from 9:00 to 11:00 am at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Individuals and small groups are welcome to audition to perform the Star Spangled Banner before one of the Kernels 70 home games during the 2013 season. Those wishing to audition should come to the stadium during the above times, enter through the Administration Office entrance and proceed to the suite level (3rd floor). Auditions are held on a first-come, first-heard basis and warm-up room is available.

Guidelines for auditioning:

Performances must be kept under one minute and thirty seconds
All vocal submissions must be a cappella
Instrumental auditions are welcome
Participants must sing from memory (reading lyrics will not be allowed during auditions or performances)

All groups and individuals must complete a National Anthem Audition form, which is available for download at Audition forms will also be available at the stadium. For more information, please contact Brandon Clemens at or (319) 896-7617.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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