USM Youth Ensemble – Southern Maine Children’s Chorus Auditions
Southern Maine Children’s Choir
conducted by Nicolás Alberto Dosman
Southern Maine Children’s Choir members, treble voices grades 4 and up, should have an interest in and love of singing, and be able to focus in a rehearsal lasting one hour and fifteen minutes. They are expected to be able to sing on pitch with a pleasant tone quality, maintain their own part when singing in harmony, and have a well developed tonal memory. Previous experience singing in a choir is preferred. Prospective members do not have to know how to read music in order to join.
Weekly rehearsals during the academic year are Wednesdays from 5:45 to 7 p.m (beginning January 20th).
Audition requirements: Candidate singers will be asked to sing a familiar song such as Happy Birthday or America (My Country ‘Tis of Thee). The audition will also include singing back pitch and rhythm patterns and a range check. The audition will take approximately 5 to 10 minutes. Rehearsals will begin on January 20th. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for an audition time and for more information.