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ASU music ensembles are open to students from all academic majors, university-wide.
The ASU Chamber Singers are an elite ensemble made up primarily of graduate students in voice. Members of this highly selective group are chosen on the basis of a rigorous audition.
The Chamber Singers performed at the Western Division Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in 2008, the first such appearance by an ASU choir in 15 years. The group presents highly polished performances of music from all periods, both accompanied and unaccompanied, and joins with other ensembles to present major works for choir and orchestra.
The Choral Program in the ASU School of Music offers ensembles for singers at a variety of skill levels and welcomes all ASU students, faculty, staff and community members into its various choirs. You do not have to be a music major to sing in an ASU choral ensemble. Learn more about our Choral Program.
Undergraduates: MUP 443 Chamber Singers
Graduates: MUP 543 Chamber Singers
1 or 2 credits
If the registration system will not allow you to enroll for this course, contact Dr. Schildkret to request a course override. Include your name, ASU ID number, course prefix and number, and 5-digit class number.
Monday through Thursday
All music majors with a voice concentration should participate in this audition, including both new and returning members. (Exception: doctoral students who have sung in the Chamber Singers previously do not need to audition.) Any student unsure of which ensemble to join may also sign up for these auditions.
Audition Dates: Thursday and Friday, August 22 and 23, by appointment. Auditions take place in Evelyn Smith Music Theatre.
Schedule an Audition: To arrange an audition, contact Jennifer Madruga (firstname.lastname@example.org) after August 1.
Audition–Day Instructions: Prepare a 2-minute art song or aria (no pop songs or songs from musicals, please). A pianist is provided. The audition will also sight-singing.
A two-minute art song or aria. Bring a copy of your music for the accompanist who will be provided for your audition. Be prepared to sight-sing.