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Choral Union

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!

Community Member Dues

COURSE CREDIT

Course Credit: 

Undergraduates: MUP 450 Choral Union
Graduates: MUP 550 Choral Union
1 or 2 credits

Community Member Dues

REHEARSALS

Rehearsals: 

Mondays
7:30–9:15 p.m.
Gammage 301

CONTACT


Audition Information

Audition Information: 

Only new members need to audition.

Audition Date: Monday, August 19, by appointment, other times by appointment. Auditions take place in the Music building Wet 137.

Schedule an Audition: To arrange an audition, contact David Schildkret (david.schildkret@asu.edu) after August 1.

Audition–Day Instructions: Prepare a short classical solo (art song or aria; no pop songs or songs from musicals, pleast). You will also be asked to do some simple sight-singing. A pianist is provided. 

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.