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. CLICK HERE to register to audition. Registration will close January 8th. We will accept walk ups but they will not be guaranteed an audition time.
If selected, you must commit to the following schedule:
|Tues. Jan. 15||4:30 – 8:30 PM||Live Auditions||South Salem HS|
|Wed. Jan. 30||3:45 – 6:00 PM||Prep Rehearsal||South Salem HS|
|Wed. Feb. 6||3:45 – 6:00 PM||Prep Rehearsal||South Salem HS|
|Wed. Feb. 13||3:45 – 6:00 PM||Prep Rehearsal||South Salem HS|
|Wed. Feb. 20||3:45 – 6:00 PM||Prep Rehearsal||South Salem HS|
|Thurs. Feb. 21||6:00 – 9:00 PM||w/ Clinician||North Salem HS|
|Fri. Feb. 22||8:00 – 3:00 PM||w/ Clinician||North Salem HS|
|Sat. Feb. 23||9:00 – 3:00 PM||Dress Rehearsal||North Salem HS|
|Sat. Feb. 23||7:00 PM (6:00 CALL)||Performance||North Salem HS|
Leading up to the audition, we will hold a number of audition workshops to prepare for the audition. Below you will find the audition materials listed in steps:
Step 1: Scales – Auditioners will sing a low scale and a high scale. CLICK HERE for the list of scales for each voice part
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)
Audition Accompaniment Track (START IT AT 4)
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.