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ASU music ensembles are open to students from all academic majors, university-wide.
The ASU Concert Choir is an elite ensemble made up primarily of undergraduate music majors. Members are chosen on the basis of a rigorous audition.
Part of a long tradition of outstanding choral groups at ASU, the Concert Choir has appeared at national and regional conventions of the American Choral Directors Association and the National Collegiate Choral Organization. Past directors have included Doug McEwen and Don Bailey.
The choir performs music from each of the major style periods ranging from unaccompanied to instrumentally accompanied literature and frequently combines with the Chamber Singers and Choral Union to present major works for chorus 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.
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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 (email@example.com) 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.