Auditions

Choral Ensemble

Singers interested in joining the Choral Ensemble must attend a musical interview that will cover the following criteria:

  • A vocalise that demonstrates quality of singing tone, flexibility, agility, range, and accuracy of pitch.                     

  • A brief sight-singing example and rhythm to clap to demonstrate sigh reading/rhythmic skills and basic theoretical knowledge.                                                                                                                                                      

  • A brief song or melody chosen by the singer that demonstrates musicality, expression, beauty of tone, and interpretive qualities. Examples: (from jwpepper.com):

12 Folk Songs for Singers "A Roving", mm. 13-24;

American Folk Songs for Solo Singers "How Can I keep From Singing?", mm. 6-13

Other examples:

Amazing Grace,

Oh Shenandoah,

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.

A link to the Audition signup will be posted on the website and announced via our social media channels when the next audition round opens.