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Audition information (ensembles)

Auditions are required for Commonwealth Singers and Women’s Choir (Vox Concordia). Choral Arts Society does not require an audition. Admittance to Vocal Chamber Ensemble should be arranged individually with Dr. Freeman. To read about our ensembles, click here.

Please contact Erin Freeman, Director of Choral Activities, with any questions: efreeman@vcu.edu

AUDITION PROCESS:

Register for any choral ensemble. You will receive communications through Blackboard when excerpts and signup sheet is ready. If you are unable to register by August 1, simply check this page for information. You do not need to be registered to audition, although you will need to enroll once your choral assignment has been decided.

There will two rounds of auditions for Fall 2018.

General Call Auditions:

  • Dates: Wednesday, August 22 (Time TBD) and Thursday, August 24 (2:00-4:30 pm). Singers will sign up for time slots. Sign-up will be available by August 1.
  • Repertoire: “Where’er you Walk” by Handel. Music and sound recordings will be available by August 1

Call backs:

  • Commonwealth Singers Date: Friday, August 25 (12:00-1:15 pm). Everyone who is called back for Commonwealth Singers will need to attend the entire session.
  • Vox Concordia/Women’s Choir Date: Tuesday, August 28 (2:00-3:25 pm). Everyone who is called back for this ensemble will need to attend the entire session.
  • Repertoire: Excerpts from choral repertoire, available by August 1