Chorus Auditions

AUDITIONS FOR NEW MEMBERS
Thursday, JANUARY 17, 2019 from 6-9pm
3rd Floor Rodale Community Room
Miller Symphony Hall, 23 North 6th Street, Allentown, PA
Additional audition dates TBA

REPERTOIRE
VERDI'S Requiem

APPLICATION FOR AUDITION - CLICK HERE

To purchase the approved Verdi's Requiem vocal score for this project - CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE for the mandatory audition excerpt


CHOIR POSITIONS

Section Leader (Honorarium)
Outstanding singer/musician with ensemble experience
Outstanding sound and intonation
Ability to blend
Outstanding sight-singing skills
Foreign language singing skills (Latin, Italian, German, French)
Ability to run sectionals

Assistant Section Leader (Honorarium)
Outstanding singer/musician with ensemble experience
Outstanding sound and intonation
Ability to blend
Outstanding sight-singing skills
Foreign language singing skills (Latin, Italian, German, French)
Responsible for section attendance and communications (rehearsal notes, etc)

Scholarship Quartet (Honorarium/Scholarship)
Outstanding college music major (voice major) with ensemble experience
Committed ensemble member with great work ethics (letter of recommendation required)
Excellent sound and intonation
Excellent music reading skills
Responsible for room set-up/break-down

Chorister (volunteer)
Experienced choral singer
Trained-quality voice/sound
Very good intonation + ability to blend
Very good rhythm
Very good reading skills
Ability to fully commit to schedule


AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
Vocalization
Solo selection (oratorio aria or art song)
Sight reading
Mandatory excerpts from upcoming work
*Those auditioning for Section Leader, Assistant Section Leader or Scholarship Quartet will most likely have additional requirements


REHEARSAL SCHEDULE
3rd Floor Rodale Community Room

Thursdays from 7-10pm (except where noted otherwise)
Miller Symphony Hall, 23 North 6th Street, Allentown, PA

February 7, 2019
February 21, 2019
February 28, 2019
March 7, 2019
March 14, 2019
March 21, 2019
March 28, 2019
April 4, 2019 (Combined with Muhlenberg College Chorus)
April 8, 2019  Monday, 7-10pm (on stage in Hall with combined choruses and Diane Wittry)
April 11, 2019  7-9pm (Chorus/ASO rehearsal in Hall)
April 12, 2019  Friday, 7:00-10:00 pm (Chorus/ASO rehearsal in Hall)

Concert – April 13, 2019 Saturday at 7:30pm (call time TBA)
Concert – April 14, 2019 Sunday at 3:00pm (call time TBA)
 

FOR FURTHER QUESTIONS:
Call the Allentown Symphony office at 610-432-7961 ext. 205 (Donna Fritchey) or e-mail at dfritchey@allentownsymphony.org