Auditions

Camel Heard left side Spring 2014

NOTE: Prof Moy is on sabbatical Spring 2017 term. Prof. Jeremiah Selvey will be directing the choirs. Please contact him regarding auditions at jselvey@conncoll.edu

Students interested in joining one of the choral ensembles – Chorale and Camel Heard — need to have their musical and technical proficiencies assessed. Auditions for incoming students will take place during Orientation on August 26, 2016 at 1:30-5:00 pm. There will be an information session at 1:00 pm. Both will take place in Cummings Arts Center. Auditions for returning students who have never participated in a choral ensemble will take place on August 29, 2016 1:00-3:00 pm.

Chorale Audition Requirements
For Chorale, please prepare 32 bars of any unaccompanied “classical,” musical theater, or folk song. Memorization is not required. The piano may be used to establish the starting pitch and tonality. You will also be asked to sight-read and to demonstrate your pitch memory.

Camel Heard Audition Requirements
For Camel Heard, please prepare an unaccompanied “classical” solo, 1-2 minutes in length and your voice part of J. S. Bach’s Sicut Locutus Est, measures 38 (beat 3) to the end. Download the music here. Memorization is not required for either of the pieces. The piano may be used to establish the starting pitch and tonality. You will also be asked to sight-read and to demonstrate your pitch memory. All singers invited to Camel Heard callbacks must attend on Tuesday, August 30 from 4:15-5:45 PM. (Those who audition for Camel Heard will automatically be considered for Chorale.)

Audition Sign Ups

1st Year/Transfer Students:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0545aaaf2ba3fa7-choir

Returning Students:
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0545AAAF2BA3FA7-choir3

Staff, faculty, and community members:
email Wendy at wmoy@conncoll.edu to set up a time in August.

 

Drop in auditions will be taken upon availability.
Questions? Email Dr. Moy at wmoy@conncoll.edu

 

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