We will be holding auditions for the 2012-13 OBU choral ensembles in May. These groups include the University Chorale, Bison Glee Club, and Bisonette Glee Club. Here's what the choral audition will look like:
1. Vocalizing to test your range--to see how high and how low you can sing. We're trying to determine which voice part you are most comfortable singing.
2. If you CURRENTLY sing in an OBU choral ensemble: Hearing you sing your part on a section from a piece in your current repertoire. You will also have the OPTION to additionally sing a solo selection of your choosing.
If you are NOT currently singing in an OBU choral ensemble: Hearing you sing a selection of your choosing with piano accompaniment. This can be anything ranging from something you've sung for solo contest (art song) to a simple folk song, Broadway tune or maybe just a stanza of a hymn. We just want to hear a good example of your solo voice. A pianist will be provided.
3. Testing your ability to sight-read your part on a short piece of music.
That's it! Come early to your audition to fill out an information sheet.
Auditions will be Wednesday, May 2nd from 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Thursday, May 3rd from 2:00-5:00 p.m. They will be held in Raley Chapel room 141. To schedule an audition time, go to the "YouCanBook.Me" site by clicking here. PLEASE try to sign up next to someone so as not to create gaps.
Contact Dr. Ballweg at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Looking forward to a GREAT 2012-13!