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ASU music ensembles are open to students from all academic majors, university-wide.
Founded in the 1950s, the Arizona State University Choral Union is devoted to singing the masterworks for large mixed chorus. Members are auditioned volunteer singers from the ASU community, including students, faculty, staff and residents of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Many of the members are professionally trained and most have had extensive choral experience. Weekly rehearsals take place from August through April.
Recent performances include Walton's Belshazzar's Feast, Lauridsen's Lux Aeterna, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Bloch's Sacred Service, Verdi's Requiem, Mahler's Symphony No. 2 and Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky.
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.
Community members are welcome to join!
Only new members need to audition.
Audition Date: Contact the director of the ensemble to arrange an audition.
Schedule an Audition: To arrange a time, email David Schildkret (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
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.