Choral Auditions

Event time: 
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
Free but register in advance
Leigh Hall (LGH) See map
435 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

One audition for all ISM ensembles

Yale Camerata, Marguerite L. Brooks, conductor

  • Choral ensemble of approximately 60 singers, with a special commitment to new choral music
  • Open to experienced singers from the Yale and New Haven community
  • Course credit available to graduate students
  • 2017–2018 repertoire includes works by Fairouz (Anything Can Happen), Pärt (Berliner Messe), Hindemith (Apparebit repentina dies), Beethoven (Symphony No. 9), and Respighi (Lauda per la Natività del Signore). The 24-voice chamber chorus will perform Gabriel Jackson’s To the Field of Stars and Victoria’s O quam gloriosum. Guest conductors include Marin Alsop.
  • Tuesday evening rehearsals.

Yale Schola Cantorum, David Hill, principal conductor; Masaaki Suzuki, principal guest conductor

  • Internationally renowned chamber choir, performing sacred music from the 16th century to the present day, with a special interest in historically-informed performance practice
  • Open to all Yale undergraduate, graduate, and professional students
  • Generous stipends offered to all singers
  • 2017–2018 repertoire includes major works by Joby Talbot (The Path of Miracles), James MacMillan (Seven Last Words), J.S. Bach (St. John Passion, arr. by Schumann), D. Scarlatti (Stabat Mater), and J.S. Bach (Reformation Cantatas)
  • International tour to Spain
  • Performances in New York and New Haven
  • Recording session of works by Schütz

Yale Repertory Chorus and Yale Recital Chorus

  • Open to all Yale students
  • Sing for pay or course credit
  • Perform eclectic repertoire with student conductors in recitals and concerts throughout the year
  • Weekly afternoon rehearsals


Audition Information

  • Perform a short solo song or aria. Please bring 3 copies of your music—an accompanist will be provided.
  • Must demonstrate good sight-reading ability.

Audition Dates

August 29 - September 2
Leigh Hall | 435 College Street

To schedule an audition, or for more information, email the auditions coordinator or call 203.432.9671


Open to: 
General Public