Auditions

Auditions for the 2021-22 Season!

Auditions will be held in January, 2022, for the spring session (February-May).

Audition Requirements:

  1. Sing a short a cappella song of your choice (you pick.  a verse and chorus or 16-bar portion of a song is fine).  There is no accompanist. We want to hear your natural voice, singing your best!
  2. Sight-sing a short musical passage (this will help us understand where you are in your musical experience).
  3. Sing a few vocalises as directed (these are simple exercises or warm-ups to hear your range for proper placement within the choir, and to asses your aural skills)
  4. A brief interview – our Conductor looks for many qualities beyond musicianship.

Commitment

The auditioned choirs of Cathedral Voices Chamber Choir are the core of this organization and set the standard for all Cathedral Voices does and represents.  A full commitment to attending rehearsals, studying your music at home (to prepare for rehearsals), and participating in performances is essential for every member.

The performance schedule varies, but in general:

  • Cathedral Voices-the mixed voice choir-rehearses Tuesday evenings.
  • Treble Voices-the all-women’s ensemble-rehearses Thursday evenings.
  • Fall rehearsals culminate in holiday-themed concerts in December, in addition to outreach performances.
  • Spring rehearsals begin in February and culminate with concerts in May.
  • There are always additional opportunities for outreach (caroling to the elderly, mini-concerts in the schools), and all members are encouraged to participate as much as they are able.
  • Member Dues are $100 per semester. Scholarship aide is available for those with financial difficulties.