• Sight-sing/read melodic exercises
  • Tonal memory & rhythm exercises
  • (Optional) sing a prepared vocal solo, hymn, or folk song

You will be asked a few questions regarding basic music theory which may include:

  • Notation and music symbols
  • Key and meter signatures
  • Musical terms
  • No decision will be communicated to the singer at the time of the audition. Singers will receive a written notice either by mail or email
  • Possible outcomes include:
    1. Full acceptance
    2. Provisional acceptance (requires a re-audition at end of trial period)
    3. Non acceptance
  • Attend regular rehearsals – One absence is allowed per concert cycle
  • More than one absence in a concert cycle requires approval from the Artistic Director
  • Attend a pre-scheduled dress rehearsal, usually 7:00-9:30PM on the Friday prior to a performance
  • Participate in concerts, typically 3-4 concert cycles per year. While we prefer members participate in all concert cycles, arrangements can be made with the Artistic Director to participate in fewer if necessary.
  • Prepare for rehearsals by spending time learning music on your own
  • Utilize Director’s notes and music links as resources for personal prep

No individual will be barred from participation due to inability to pay. If finances are a hurdle for any member, they should confidentially contact the president, and alternative arrangements will be made.

  • Donate to the organization via a monthly or annual pledge. Basic pledge level is $10/month
  • Donations above the basic amount are encouraged
  • All donations are tax-deductible
  • Scholarships are available on a limited basis. Please ask for details

Singers provide their own concert attire and should choose one of the following options:

  • Option A: Black top (long-sleeved or ¾ sleeve), long black skirt, black shoes/stockings, pearl necklace/earrings
  • Option B: Black tuxedo, white shirt, black shoes/socks
  • If different concert attire is required, advance notice will be given

Choir members are strongly encouraged to sell or buy at least four (4) tickets per concert.

  • Members are expected to contribute to the success of the group – offer a helping hand by giving of your time and/or expertise, share ideas (e.g. ways to recruit new donors, volunteers and/or pro bono assistance), suggest marketing strategies, etc
  • Volunteer to serve on various committees that are periodically formed to assist with the non-musical tasks of the organization