The StrandTastics Audition Packet




The Audition Packet incorrectly states the 1st rehearsal is

Sat, Feb 8.


The 1st rehearsal will take place on Sat, Feb 15 

The StrandTastics Auditions
Saturday, February 1, 2020 11am to 1:00pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6pm to 8pm
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The StrandTastics are back at The Strand for an all-new semester of vocal, dance and performance training!  This group is open to any student who loves performing, and lives within a 30-45 minute drive of Zelienople, including Seneca Valley, Mars, Pine-Richland, North Allegheny, Butler, Riverside, Ellwood City and more.  Students in public, private and cyber school systems are welcome to audition!


Appointments available by e-mail:



Under the direction of Nathaniel Copeland, expect a totally unique performance and curriculum-based experience. The StrandTastics perform a wide variety of pop and Broadway music, and perform at The Strand as well as throughout the Pittsburgh region!


StrandTastics performances include energetic group numbers, heartfelt solos & smaller ensemble selections, allowing students to shine in a group setting with individualized attention from their instructors


The StrandTastics mission is to present itself as a premier performing ensemble focused on educating students on the performing arts of singing, acting, and dance. Through a focus on these three arts in ensemble and individual settings, the group seeks to help develop students into seasoned young performers. 


StrandTastics Director Nathaniel Copeland  Photo By: Amy Schaffer

MR. NATHANIEL COPELAND has outstanding credentials, having worked in school districts throughout the North Hills, including as long-term substitute choir director at SV's Ryan Gloyer Middle School. While at SV, he also served as musical director for RGMS production of Disney's Aladdin Jr. and the Intermediate High School's production of CLUE.  He's

worked as a substitute teacher in the North Allegheny and Pine-Richland School Districts. Other musical involvement includes formerly being a section leader for the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, performances on stage with Stage 62, and singing with Voces Solis.


Mr. Copeland and his production team will convert raw talent into seasoned performance skills.


If you'd like to find out about auditioning for The StrandTastics for the 2020 Spring Semester, or have any questions surrounding the group, please send an e-mail to


The StrandTastics is designed  for students who are serious about their vocal training and share a passion for performing arts.  If this description fits your child, please contact us!