The City of Bowie is holding open auditions for individuals or groups to perform the National Anthem at the City’s special events and also holding auditions for people who are interested in being stage announcers at the following City events: Memorial Day Parade, Bowiefest, Fourth of July and the International Festival. National Anthem auditions begin at 9 a.m. Performers must be prepared to perform the National Anthem a cappella for a judging panel. Auditions for the Voice of Bowie will begin approximately at 11:30 a.m. Candidates will be asked to read from a prepared script for a judging panel. The chosen performer(s) will be asked to perform on the date of the event and be available to perform, if needed, on the rain date that is scheduled for that event. For more information or to schedule an audition, please contact Special Events Coordinator, Matt Corley at 301-809-3078 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .