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Chamber Singers

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.

COURSE CREDIT

Course Credit: 

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.

Choir Dress Dues

REHEARSALS

Rehearsals: 

Monday through Thursday
3:05–4:20 p.m.
Gammage 301

CONTACT


Audition Information

Audition Information: 

All choral scholarship students and all music majors whose primary instrument is voice must audition for Concert Choir and/or Chamber Singers. All members audition each year.

Audition Dates: Contact the director of the ensemble to arrange an audition.

Schedule an Audition: Contact the director of the ensemble to arrange an audition.

Audition–Day Instructions: For the audition, prepare a 2-minute art song or aria (or excerpt). We provide a pianist. Be prepared to sight-sing. Plan to arrive to your audition a few minutes early. Make sure that you have warmed up before your audition and have a copy of your prepared piece for the pianist. 

Audition Requirements: 

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.