Chorus Auditions


Sing Along Event in the 3rd Floor Rodale Community Room – Thursday, October 3, 2019   7:30-9:30pm (Details TBA)


AUDITIONS
6-9pm
3rd Floor Rodale Community Room
Miller Symphony Hall, 23 North 6th Street, Allentown, PA
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Thursday, January 23, 2020

An audition application is required to be accepted for an audition slot on one of the audition dates.
APPLICATION FOR AUDITION - CLICK HERE
AUDITION EXCERPT - CLICK HERE

REPERTOIRE
February 8-9, 2020 Concert Repertoire:
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – Ennio Morricone
Avatar – James Horner
O Fortuna, Carmina Burana – Carl Orff

April 18-19, 2020 ASO Concert Repertoire:
Gloria – John Rutte

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
1. Vocalization
2. Mandatory excerpt(s) from upcoming work(s)
3. Sight Reading
4. Solo selection (oratorio or art song) – required ONLY if auditioning for Honorarium position

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE
3rd Floor Rodale Community Room
Miller Symphony Hall, 23 North 6th Street, Allentown, PA

Rehearsals for the February 2020 ASO concerts
Thursday, January 30, 2020 – in the 3rd Floor Rodale Room of MSH  from 7-10pm
Monday, February 3, 2020 - on stage with Diane Wittry from 7-10pm
Saturday, February 8. 2020  - rehearsal with ASO on stage from 1:00 - 3:45 PM (specific call time TBA)
Concerts
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 7:30 PM (call time TBA)
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 2:00 PM (call time TBA)

Rehearsals for the April 2020 ASO concerts from 7-10pm (in Rodale Room unless otherwise noted)
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Monday, April 13, 2020 –  on stage with Diane Wittry
Thursday, April 16, 2020 -  on stage with the ASO (specific call time TBA)
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - on stage with the ASO from 1:00 – 3:45 PM (specific call time TBA)
Concerts
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 7:30 PM (call time TBA)
Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 2:00 PM (call time TBA)

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


FOR FURTHER QUESTIONS:

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