For the Audition Please Be Prepared To:
sing a short expressive solo (This can be an art song, familiar hymn or song — the emphasis should be on expressive singing. Songs with a piano accompaniment are preferred)
be guided through vocal exercises to demonstrate your entire range
A short series of questions will be asked regarding your choral experience and you will have a chance to ask questions regarding the choir
The time commitment for singers is as follows: The Chamber Singers rehearse on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:15 p.m. These rehearsals begin in mid-August and continue through mid-May. In addition to these Wednesday night rehearsals, there are once a month Sunday afternoon potluck rehearsals, 4:00-8:15 p.m. There will be two additional section rehearsals at the beginning of the fall and spring seasons, and two additional dress rehearsals before the concerts begin in December and May.
Two absences in a concert season are allowed. Members who will be absent are expected to alert the conductor and their section leader. Any other absences must be cleared though the conductor.
Cost to members:
$175 dues per semester (covers conductor, accompanist and music) and the music belongs to the member
Costume cost is paid by the member.
Interested singers who would like to be considered for the next season may schedule an audition time by contacting the director.