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 Saturday, August 24, 2019, at 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm in Cummings 218. Auditions for returning students who have never participated in a choral ensemble will take place on Tuesday, August 27, 5:15 pm-7:00 pm.
Chorale Audition Requirements
For Chorale, please prepare 16-32 bars of any unaccompanied “classical,” musical theater, or folk song. Happy Birthday is a perfectly OK choice. Memorization is not required. The piano may be used to establish the starting pitch and tonality. You will also be asked to vocalize and sight-read a short excerpt.
Camel Heard Audition Requirements
For Camel Heard, please prepare an unaccompanied “classical” solo of your choosing that is approximately 1 minute in length. Please also prepare your voice part of the following arrangement of the Star-Spangled Banner (pay attention to this version’s rhythms and notes). You can download the music below
Audition Sign Ups
1st Year/Transfer Students:
Staff, faculty, and community members:
email Rachel Feldman to set up a time in August.
Drop in auditions will be taken upon availability.
Questions? Email Prof Rachel Feldman