Auditions

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  • 9/2 & 9/5/2017, Cheshire, CT. GMChorale [CT]: GMChorale Auditions for New Singers. Auditions are approximately 20–30 minutes long, and are facilitated and accompanied by Artistic Director Joseph D’Eugenio. Those auditioning should prepare a piece of music of their own choosing from the classical song repertoire, and bring a copy for the accompanist. Additionally, those auditioning are asked to select and prepare their voice part from three of the five choruses: 1) Messiah "Since by Man"; 2) Messiah "The Lord Gave the Word"; 3) Messiah "And The Glory"; 4) "Hear My Prayer"; 5) Durufle Kyrie. Please visit www.gmchorale.org for links to the music, then print and download these versions of the choruses. GMChorale is looking for experienced and qualified singers who can learn music independently and within the ensemble, and who can commit to the Chorale’s rehearsal and performance schedule. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from 7:00–9:30 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell. To schedule an audition, please email or call audition coordinator and scheduler, Paula Messina, at pzmessina@att.net; 203-265-2931.
  • 9/10 & 9/5/2017, Brookline, MA. Cantata Singers [MA]: New Member Auditions. During the 2017-2018 season, the critically acclaimed 44-voice chorus of Cantata Singers will present a four-program choral series at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, First Church in Cambridge, and Church of the Covenant in Boston; two seasonal chamber chorus performances at First Church in Cambridge and Powers Hall, Needham; and a three-program vocal chamber series at the American Academy of Arts and Letters. For detailed information about Cantata Singers and the 2017-2018 season, please visit http://www.cantatasingers.org/season
  • 9/12 & 9/5/2017, Weston, MA. In Choro Novo [MA]: In Choro Novo auditions fall 2017. Be ready to sing part of a piece of music of your choosing for our director and a few members of our board. We will check range, ask you to sing back a short interval of notes, check blend and simple sight reading. If the audition goes well, we will invite you to stay for our regular rehearsal which takes place every Tuesday 7-9:30pm. I am happy to answer any questions you might have about the auditions, our group, or our full schedule. I love singing with this group!
  • 9/12 & 9/5/2017, Framingham, MA. Heritage Chorale [MA]: Open Rehearsals. Sing with us! Explore what it's like to sing with a chorus of talented, committed singers under truly distinguished musical leadership. Our open rehearsals are welcoming, and our audition process is friendly. ​​The Heritage Chorale performs a wide variety of high quality choral music. We rehearse weekly, September through May, in Framingham. Under the baton of our renowned Boston-area Music Director John Finney, we present three concerts — two Classical and one Pops.  Open Rehearsals let you see the energy, talent, and dedication of Heritage Chorale singers, our inspired music director, and expert accompanist. We admit members through auditions in September, November, and February, following open rehearsal(s). ​
  • 9/12 & 9/5/2017, Lexington, MA. Lexington Pops Chorus [MA]: Lexington Pops Chorus Open Rehearsals. If you love to sing as much as we do, come sing with us this Fall! Non-Audition Open Rehearsals with the Lexington Pops Chorus.
  • 9/11, 9/18 & 9/25/2017, Needham, MA. Highland Glee Club [MA]: Open Rehearsals. The Highland Glee Club will continue its 109th Season with a rehearsal on Monday, September 11. Monday rehearsals through September 25 are open to all interested men. The only requirements are a love of singing, the ability to hold a tune and attend weekly Monday rehearsals. The winter concert will be Sunday, December 3, and will include works by Nanino, Morley, Monteverdi and Mendelssohn, as well as the Kyrie and Sanctus from Cherubini's Requiem. The HGC is a men's chorus with 27 members from the Greater Boston area. The group is directed by David Tiedman, music director at the Pilgrim Church in Sherborn, and accompanied by Maxim Lubarsky, a jazz pianist with classical training. To learn more, contact Andrew Danberg-Ficarelli: danberg@gmail.com.
  • 9/11/2017, Manchester, NH. Manchester Choral Society [NH]: Open Sing. Join MCS for an open rehearsal for prospective members from 7:00-9:15pm. This season our Masterworks V Series will feature excerpts from parts I and III from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Haydn’s The Seasons, as well as a collaborative performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (The "Resurrection" Symphony) with SNHU choirs. To schedule an audition contact Betty Dunn by email at canobieque@aol.com or call (603) 893-8501. Professional development hours are available for participating music educators; please contact Kirsten Mohring at kirsten.mohring@gmail.com for further information.
  • 9/11 & 9/18/2017, Arlington, MA. Cantilena [MA]: Fall Open Rehearsals & Auditions. Cantilena welcomes all who sing soprano and alto voice parts to join us this September for open rehearsals & auditions. FALL auditions: Monday, Sept 11 & 18, 2017 (concert Dec 2, 2017). SPRING auditions: Monday, Jan 8 & 15, 2018 (concert May 6, 2018). Regular semester rehearsals – Monday evenings, 7:30–10:00 p.m. (incl. holidays). Please arrive before 7:30. Auditions follow a shortened rehearsal. There is no need to reserve a spot, and no preparation is required. Our ten-minute audition consists of vocal exercises, tone matching, sight-reading, and singing a familiar tune for the director and audition committee. Music packets available before rehearsals begin with audition info included. September auditions info at https://www.facebook.com/events/1884189098571905
  • 9/12/2017, Hamilton, MA. Cantemus Chamber Chorus [MA]: Auditions & preview rehearsal. Cantemus Chamber Chorus, a 40-member SATB choir performing under Artistic Director Jane Ring Frank, will audition new singers prior to the season’s preview rehearsal on August 29. Auditions are by appointment and may also be scheduled for Sept. 12, 2017. On August 29, at 7:30, singers will rehearse works of the first concert, Psalmists & Seers, featuring Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and James Woodman’s Midwife’s Tale. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings at the Miles River Middle School, 7:30-10 PM. Previous choral/vocal experience is strongly recommended. The audition will include scales, sight reading and pitch matching. You may bring a short prepared solo (not required).
  • 9/12/2017, Wilton, CT. Music on the Hill Festival Chorus [CT]: Call for Singers. Music on the Hill invites singers, including students, to join the Festival Chorus this fall for a themed concert, "The Power of Song," led by artistic director David H. Connell. Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning September 12 at the WEPCO church complex in Wilton, CT, 48 New Canaan Road. The concert takes place on October 15 at the Unitarian Church in Westport, CT. The Festival Chorus of roughly 40 singers is one of Music on the Hill's four performing ensembles. Participants join for one music project at a time — one four- to six- week rehearsal/concert cycle. Ensembles include new and returning members, and new participants are always welcome. No audition required for Festival Chorus and no cost to participate. Register in advance, with voice part, by e-mail to ellen@musiconthehillCT.org or phone 203-529-3133. Learn about Music on the Hill and other fall events, including September's "Soirée Under the Stars" and the October Handbell Workshop, by visiting the website.
  • 10/6, 9/14 & 9/21/2017, Cambridge, MA. The Cambridge Chamber Singers [MA]: Auditions for the 2017-2018 season. In the 10-minute audition you will: 1) Sing a prepared, unaccompanied piece – something you’re comfortable with; Demonstrate accuracy and expressiveness; 2) Sight read Renaissance and contemporary excerpts; 3) Do some vocal exercises across your range as requested; 4) Sing back a series of intervals. To make an audition appointment, contact choir president Carolyn Roosevelt at CTRoosevelt@gmail.com or 617.953.1853.
  • 9/24/2017, Boston, MA. Coro Allegro [MA]: Auditions - Tenors and Basses. Coro Allegro, a chorus for members and friends of the LGBTQ+ and allied communities, affirms, strengthens, and enriches the lives of its members and the broader community through the presentation of outstanding performances of classical choral music. Coro Allegro is seeking experienced tenor and bass choral singers to join us in our 2017-2018 season. To schedule an audition, please email auditions@coroallegro.org or complete the auditions form at http://www.coroallegro.org/join-us/auditions/audition-form. The audition takes about 15 minutes and consists of a range check, vocalizing, pitch recognition exercises, and sight-singing. You do not need to prepare a solo piece. Coro Allegro rehearses most Sunday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm in Bates Hall in the basement of Church of the Covenant, located at 67 Newbury Street (corner of Berkeley Street) in Boston’s Back Bay. We rehearse on Monday evenings during long weekends (Monday holidays).
  • 9/30/2017, Amherst, MA. Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble [MA]: Auditioning all voice parts. Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble, a professional-quality auditioned chorus based in the Pioneer Valley of Western MA, is auditioning all voice parts. Season highlights include the Vivaldi Gloria with Arcadia Players on October 22, 2017, and the Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil on February 24, 2018. Rehearsals are generally four to five times per performance, and take place at All Saints, South Hadley.
  • 10/4/2017, South Hadley, MA. South Hadley Chorale [MA]: Seeking Singers of All Voice Parts. The South Hadley Chorale seeks volunteer singers of all voice parts for our 2017-18 season! This year, we will be collaborating with the Valley Winds, a wind ensemble based in the Pioneer Valley, on a diverse program of music for choir and winds. Repertoire includes music of Bach, Brahms, Schubert, and Persichetti, in a program entitled “Sing Me The Universal: Music of Life and Death.” The South Hadley Chorale rehearses on Wednesday evenings, 7-9pm, at Center Church in South Hadley, MA. Our first rehearsal is on Wednesday October 4, with the season finale concert on March 11 2018, at Abbey Chapel on the campus of Mount Holyoke College. Come check us out at our opening rehearsal on October 4! We’re a warm non-auditioned group with singers from their twenties to their eighties, and we love making beautiful music and having fun together.
  • 1/10 & 1/3/2018, Andover, MA. New England Classical Singers [MA]: Auditions. New England Classical Singers (NECS) is auditioning all voices by appointment. The NECS March 4th concert will include the beautiful Brahms’ Liebeslieder Walzer. For more information & to fill out a contact sheet, please go to http://www.newenglandclassical.org/auditions.