Oh say, can you sing?

Kernels anthem auditions this week!

By Andrew Pantini / Cedar Rapids Kernels | March 2, 2013 11:51 AM ET

Cedar Rapids, IA - Do you or your group have what it takes to perform the National Anthem before a Kernels game this season? Here's your chance to find out.

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 under the 'Community' tab at www.kernels.com. Audition forms will also be available at the stadium. For more information, please contact Brandon Clemens at brandon@kernels.com 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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