Auditions

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  • 9/1 & 9/7/2016, Cambridge, MA. Cambridge Chamber Singers [MA]: Cambridge Chamber Singers Auditions Experienced singers of all parts are encouraged to audition. 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.
  • 9/4/2016, Cheshire, CT. GMChorale [CT]: Auditions for 2016-2017 Concert Season GMChorale (Greater Middletown Chorale) invites experienced singers to audition with Artistic Director Joseph D'Eugenio for their next concert season, which will include Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem on November 13, 2016, at South Church in New Britain, and Sarah Meneely-Kyder’s Letter from Italy, 1944 on May 4, 2017, at The Bushnell In Hartford, with the Hartford Chorale and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Auditions are 6–9:30 pm on August 24 and 31; 12:30–3:00 pm on August 28; and 11:30 am–2:30 pm on September 4. Please contact Coordinator Margie Livengood to schedule an audition.
  • 9/6/2016, Westford, MA. Westford Chorus [MA]: Call for Singers
  • 9/13, 9/20 & 9/6/2016, Lexington, MA. Lexington Pops Chorus [MA]: Non-Audition Open Rehearsals If you love to sing as much as we do....Come sing with us ! Open rehearsal dates are September 6, 13 and 20, 7:30-9:30 PM
  • 9/7/2016, Andover, MA. New England Classical Singers [MA]: Auditions for 35 member classical choral group Auditions for all parts especially soprano and tenor. Must have extensive choral experience and sight reading ability as well as excellent musicology skills.
  • 9/11/2016, Brookline, MA. Cantata Singers [MA]: Cantata Singers Chorus Auditions Cantata Singers is looking for volunteer professional-quality singers to join the critically acclaimed 44-voice chorus, which will perform an exciting four-program series in New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, St. Paul’s Church in Harvard Square, and Lexington’s Cary Hall, as well as a three-program chamber series at the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Information about the organization and details of the season and can be found at http://www.cantatasingers.org/season/. Auditions are being held by appointment on Sunday, September 11th, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm in Brookline, MA. Please email for details. You will be asked to sing one or two prepared pieces and to sight read a short excerpt. An accompanist will be provided for you (please bring extra sheet music for the accompanist). We hope to see you there!
  • 9/12, 9/19 & 9/26/2016, Needham, MA. Highland Glee Club [MA]: Open Rehearsals- New Music Founded in 1908, HGC is a four part men's chorus representing numerous Greater Boston communities, rehearsing Mondays for a winter concert 3 p.m., Sunday, December 4 presenting works by Mozart, Bach, Saint-Saens and Buxtehude as well as a variety of seasonal carols
  • 9/12/2016, Nashua, NH. Nashua Choral Society [NH]: Open Rehearsals for Nashua Choral Society The Nashua Choral Society, Philip Lauriat, Artistic Director, welcomes singers of all voice parts to open rehearsals from 7:00pm-9:00pm on Monday, September 12 and Monday, September 19 at Nashua Community College. Highlights of the 2016–2017 season include performances on November 5 and 6 of Haydn’s Mass in Time of War, with the Nashua Chamber Orchestra, and on December 4 of Handel’s Messiah. On April 1, 2017, the chorus will perform "A Pastoral Concert," featuring Randall Thompson’s Frostiana, and on May 20th, 2017, will perform Henry Purcell’s greatest choral works, including Dido and Aeneas. Nashua Choral Society is a community chorus beginning its 53rd season. Membership is open to experienced singers who enjoy singing the major choral works. The chorus performs four concerts per year and has a repertoire that includes the great choral works from the late Renaissance era to the 21st century. We hope to see you!
  • 9/12 & 9/19/2016, Arlington, MA. Cantilena [MA]: Fall Auditions - Sept 12 & 19 Cantilena, a women's chorale directed by Jennifer Kane, holds open rehearsals at the start of each Fall and Spring semester. 2016–2017 concerts:are on December 4, 2016, and May 7, 2017. Cantilena is an ensemble of approximately 40 singers dedicated to performing music written for the treble voice. Our challenging and diverse repertoire spans the fifteenth to the twenty-first centuries. We strive for a harmonious blend of voices and musical excellence in our performances. Rehearsals are held Monday evenings, including holidays, 7:30 to 10:00 PM at First Parish Unitarian Universalist in Arlington Center, Mass. Members have had prior choral experience and either sight-reading skills or a very good ear. If you are interested in auditioning, we ask that you attend an open rehearsal, sing with us, and then you may choose to stay for a brief audition with our music director and audition committee. (The rehearsal will end early to allow time for the auditions.) 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.
  • 9/14 & 9/21/2016, Somerset, MA. South Coast Community Chorale [MA]: SCCC Open Rehearsals Calling all singers in the Fall River area.
  • 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 & 2/6/2017, Needham, MA. Highland Glee Club (Greater Boston Men's Chorus) [MA]: Open Rehearsal All men are invited. requirements: a love of singing, the ability to hold a tune and attend weekly Monday rehearsals. New music will be learned for the spring concert, Sunday, April 23 at the Newton City Hall Auditorium.
  • 1/24/2017, Cheshire, CT. GMChorale [CT]: Auditions for "Letter from Italy, 1944" GMChorale (Greater Middletown Chorale) invites experienced singers to audition with Artistic Director Joseph D'Eugenio for their Spring concert season featuring Sarah Meneely-Kyder’s "Letter from Italy, 1944," which explores the national problem of PTSD and its effect on families by examining the true story of one soldier through music, art and theater. The May 4, 2017, second performance of the work combines the vocal forces of the GMChorale and the Hartford Chorale, accompanied by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra at The Bushnell in Hartford. Auditions are by appointment, prior to the first rehearsal on January 24. Call or email to schedule an appointment.
  • 1/25/2017, Concord, NH. Concord Chorale [NH]: Concord Chorale Open Sing Singers are invited to the director and membership, sing through some Brahms’ German Requiem, then schedule an audition.  Rehearsal is in the Concord High School band room.  Enter through the Fruit Street double doors nearest the corner of Pleasant Street, across from the gas station.
  • 1/31, 2/14 & 2/7/2017, Westford, MA. Westford Chorus [MA]: Calling all Singers The Westford Chorus begins our spring semester Tuesday, January 31 at the Parish Center for the Arts in Westford. Our Spring concert will be a Celestial Celebration including popular songs like “Blue Moon,” “Moon River,” and other fun songs about the sun, moon, and stars. Consider joining our fun, friendly group. Open rehearsals will be held January 31, February 7, and 14 with no audition required. Our Spring concert will be held May 6 and 7.
  • 2/1/2017, Newcastle, ME. St. Cecilia Chamber Choir [ME]: Auditions for Duruflé Requiem Performance Don’t miss the chance to be part of this special concert on May 6 and 7 that will feature soloist mezzo-soprano Jazmin DeRice and bass-baritone John David Adams! Auditions for all voice parts are scheduled by appointment. The ability to read music is much preferred, but those who cannot read may participate by spending extra time learning the music at home with the aid of provided practice materials. We especially encourage gifted student singers to audition. Rehearsals are in Newcastle, Maine on Wednesday nights, 7:00-9:00 p.m., at St. Andrew’s Church. The Choir is directed by Linda Blanchard and accompanied by Sean Fleming, both of Damariscotta.
  • 8/22, 8/30, 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.
  • 8/24/2017, Brookline, MA. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Auditions for the 2017-2018 Season Auditions will be held on the nights of August 24th and August 29th from 6:30 to 10 pm. Be ready to sing part of a piece of music of your choosing for our director. The audition will also include brief sight reading and vocalization exercises. This season we will present three performances throughout Boston, and go on the road with The Boston Pops for their regional Holiday Tour! We rehearse Tuesday evenings from 7:30 to 10:00pm at All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon St, Brookline, MA (C or D Line, Dean Road stop)
  • 8/29 & 9/12/2017, Wenham, 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).
  • 8/29/2017, Hadley, MA. Pioneer Valley Symphony Chorus [MA]: Open Rehearsal - Seeking New Singers The Pioneer Valley Symphony Chorus is looking for new singers of all voice parts, and we hope you’ll join us! At on OPEN REHEARSAL, we will sing through selections from each of our five upcoming concerts this season, including works by Verdi, Vaughan Williams, Gwyneth Walker, Ariel Ramirez, and more. This season is a particularly exciting one for PVS Chorus because PVS is searching for a new Music Director! After 23 years, Music Director and Orchestra Conductor Paul Phillips is leaving, and in spring 2018, the three concerts will be conducted by three Music Director finalists. The Chorus will be singing on all three of those concerts, and will have significant input about who the next Music Director will be! PVS Chorus rehearses on Tuesday evenings, 7-9pm, at Most Holy Redeemer Church. New singers must sign up for a (low pressure) placement hearing with our returning Chorus Director, Jonathan Harvey. At the placement hearing, singers will tell Jonathan about their previous singing experience, and then he will lead you through some range, ear, tonal memory, and sight-singing exercises. There is no need to prepare anything! Singers can sign up for a placement hearing time here:

    http://doodle.com/poll/m6s2dapvramypgza. New singers, and singers who bring family members or friends, are eligible for a reduction in dues, and are also entered into a raffle for fabulous prizes! Students are also eligible for dues reduction.

  • 8/30/2017, Providence, RI. Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra [RI]: New member auditions The audition will consist of a short song, aria or hymn prepared by the auditioner, vocalizing, range testing, pitch and rhythm matching and simple sight reading. There are openings in all voice parts. Our 2017-2018 Concert Season includes A Full & Glorious Messiah (November 25 & 26, 2017); Tomorrow's Stars Today - music by Mozart, Holst and Britten (March 24, 2018); Love and Peace: Two Journeys - including the world premiere of Geoffrey Gibbs's "Until Forever Ends" (June 2, 2018). All concerts performed with orchestra. Auditions will begin at 7:00 pm, and are by appointment (call or email).
  • 10/6 & 8/31/2017, Cambridge, MA. The Cambridge Chamber Singers [MA]: Auditions for the 2017-2018 season Audition are 7-9 pm both evenings. 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.
  • 9/10 & 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, 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.
  • 9/11/2017, 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