Choir

Choral Ensemble Audition Information

One need not be a music major to audition for any ensemble. Only 2 ensembles, All College Band and University Chorus, do not require an audition.

All Music Majors enrolled in curricular lessons are required to audition for ensemble placement.

Choral Ensemble Auditions (Spring 2020)

 

Auditions for College Choir Dr. Melvin Unger, conductor, and Camerata (treble voices) Dr. Adam Luebke, conductor, are open to any students in the university. The ten minute audition will consist of an interview, pitch matching, scales, and a four to eight bar sight reading example. No prepared piece is required. All new students taking curricular voice lessons must audition for a choir placement, except for Music Theatre majors. Please note that students do not have to audition for University Chorus, they may just sign up and attend the first rehearsal.

Students who are accepted into College Choir or Camerata must also register for MUS 048: Masterworks (.5). It meets Fridays 1 – 2:50 PM).

Please click on the following links to sign up for an audition time:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050f4aafa62cabfd0-choral

 

Please arrive ten minutes before your scheduled audition. Students must be able to participate in all scheduled rehearsals and performances for the academic year in order to participate in a choral ensemble.

 

For questions about choral auditions, please contact Dr. Vernon Huff, Director of Choral Activitiesvernon.huff@fredonia.edu

 

 
 

University Curricular Choral Ensembles:

University Chorus MUS 021 MWF 3 - 3:50 PM McEwen 209 1 credit Non-auditioned

College Choir MUS 022 MW 1 - 2:50 PM Mason 1001 1 credit Audition Required

Chamber Choir MUS 023 T Th 12:30 - 2:20 PM Mason 1001 1 credit Extensive Audition Required

Fredonia Camerata MUS 024 T Th 12:30 - 2:20 PM Diers Recital Hall 1 credit Audition Required

Masterworks Chorus MUS 048 F 1 - 2:50 PM Mason 1075 .5 credits (members of auditioned choral ensembles)

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