All-City Honor Choir

***Important information, including Audition Times and Practice Tracks found at the bottom of the page***

All-City Honor Choir Auditions are January 15, 2019 at South Salem HS.   The audition is FREE and students that are accepted into the group will then pay a $20 fee to participate. Registration is now closed.  We will accept walk ups at the audition but they will not be guaranteed an audition time.

If selected, you must commit to the following schedule:

Tues. January 15 4:30 – 8:30 PM Live Auditions South Salem HS
Wed.  January 30 3:45 – 6:00 PM Prep Rehearsal South Salem HS
Wed.  February 6 3:45 – 6:00 PM Prep Rehearsal South Salem HS
Wed.  February 13 3:45 – 6:00 PM Prep Rehearsal South Salem HS
Wed. February 20 3:45 – 6:00 PM Prep Rehearsal South Salem HS
Thurs. February 21 6:00 – 9:00 PM Rehearsal w/ Clinician North Salem HS
Fri. February 22 8:00 – 3:00 PM Rehearsal w/ Clinician North Salem HS
Sat. February 23 9:00 – 3:00 PM Dress Rehearsal North Salem HS
Sat. February 23 7:00 PM (6:00 CALL) Evening Performance North Salem HS

Leading up to the audition, we will hold two workshops to prepare for the audition: Thursday, 1/10 3:00-4:30 and Monday, 1/14 4:00-5:00

Additionally, here are some details about the audition process.

Step 1: Scales – Auditioners will sing a low scale and a high scale. For the list of scales for each voice part, see below.

Step 2: Prepared Excerpt – Auditioners will prepare m. 83-120 of “Domine, ad adjuvandum me festina,” by, G.B. Martini. Below you will find a link to the sheet music for this excerpt and the accompaniment track that will be used in the audition (start the track at 4:00 to have the same lead in that will be played in the audition)

Step 3: Sight-Reading – Auditioners will sight-read a 4 measure exercise, in major tonality and given 20 seconds of practice time before singing it for a score.

Important Links and Information

Audition Day Instructions

Audition Times

All City Audition Scales

Audition Excerpt (PDF)

Audition Practice Tracks (START THEM AT 4:00)

Past Site Reading Examples

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