Any student who would like to be part of a choral ensemble this year is encouraged to audition in the fall.
Scheduling an Audition
All students are welcome to audition for a choral ensemble regardless of previous singing experience. Auditions are brief (7 minutes) and easy to complete.
Auditions will take place on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of Orientation Week.
What to do
- Fill out the appropriate online form below prior to your audition
- Sign up for an audition time on the schedules posted in the Hvidsten Hall of Music atrium.
- You do not have to prepare anything prior to your audition.
Auditions for The Concordia Choir will be held in Hvidsten 149 (South Choral Room). Auditions for Kantorei, Cantabile, and Chapel Choir will be held in Hvidsten 187 (North Choral Room). Please plan to enter Hvidsten on the east side of the building (use doors near Hoyum Hall for the North Choral Room; use doors near the southeast corner near the large parking lot for the South Choral Room).
Auditions for Kantorei, Cantabile, and Chapel Choir
These choirs are conducted by Dr. Kira Winter. Students who are new to the choral program or who are not planning on auditioning for The Concordia Choir will be placed into one of these three high-level choirs. To audition, fill out this form and sign up for an audition time on the choir board in the atrium of Hvidsten. Kantorei meets MWF from 4-5 p.m., Cantabile meets T/Th from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and Wed. from 6-7 p.m. Chapel Choir meets Mon.-Fri. from 5-6:15 p.m.
Auditions for The Concordia Choir
The Concordia Choir is conducted by Dr. Michael Culloton and any student who has completed one year in the choral program at Concordia is eligible to audition. Please fill out this form and sign up for an audition time on the choral board in the atrium of Hvidsten. Those who are not selected for The Concordia Choir this year will be placed in a different choir based on this audition (no additional audition is required). Rehearsals are Monday-Friday from 4:30-6 p.m.
Vocal Jazz Ensembles
Auditions dates and times will be posted in the Hvidsten Hall of Music during move-in week. Please prepare either the excerpt posted with the signup sheet, or 12-16 bars of a different jazz standard. In addition, auditions will consist of repeating a melody, sight-reading, and a simple range check.