Choir Audition Information: 2020-2021
AUDITION TIMES AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
* Due to the global pandemic, auditions are being held remotely. Please sign-up for our newsletter for updates.
We are a professional a cappella ensemble and pay all of our singers a stipend for participating. In addition, we have a paid core of professional singers who serve as section leaders, soloists, and choral pros. A limited number of these positions are available during the season. To schedule a choir audition for any position, please follow the steps below:
- EMAIL – Please email a brief choral/vocal resume to Tom Morgan, Artistic Director: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following: A) a current vocal resume or curriculum vitae B) an audition recording (mp3 format), demonstrating current or recent solo work (the recording may include either excerpts or complete pieces) C) two references, including phone numbers and email addresses.
- AUDITION – The 25-minute audition will include one prepared song in any language and can be an excerpt from a choral piece (no gospel or pop music, please). Additionally, the audition will include sight-reading, tonal memory, and general vocalizations. Until further notice, auditions will be arranged remotely. Once live auditions resume, an accompanist will be provided.
All singers will be notified of audition results. In-person auditions and rehearsals are held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1419 Pine Street in downtown Boulder.
Professional singers in Ars Nova are currently paid $62/service (both rehearsals and performance; up to a 3-hours per call). Choral Pros are generally contracted for a minimum of 4 rehearsals per project.
We audition singers year-round, and place people as openings arise.