Wesleyan Concert Choir
This choral ensemble welcomes members of both Wesleyan and Middletown communities and is devoted to performance of standard choral literature from all eras, both accompanied and a cappella. All members of the choir are expected to have satisfactory music reading skills. Solo and leadership opportunities will be available for advanced singers.
Auditions are mandatory for all incoming members (NEW to the ensembles), as well as for former participants who took Spring 2014 off (for any reason).
Requirements:- a prepared song that will best showcase your singing skills (accompaniment is not required);
- you will be asked to sing an elementary level sight-reading/note recognition excerpt at the time of your audition.
To sign up for an audition follow the link: http://doodle.com/dq8325uar7i7bctp
In case none of the times available work for you, please make an individual appointment with the conductor (email preferred) for a later date. All auditions must be completed by the end of the drop-add period.
Monday, September 1, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Music Studios 301
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Music Studios 210
Midterm Concert – date TBA; PROGRAM – Dubois, "Requiem" for Solo Voices, Chorus, Organ and Contrabass. Final Concert – Saturday, November 22: PROGRAM – Anderson, "A Christmas Festival," Leontovich, "Carol of the Bells," Handel, "Alleluia" Chorus from "Messiah" (subject to change). Individual part knowledge quizzes will be administered before each performance. Students are expected to practice on their own. Online practice tracks will be available on MOODLE.