WIU Choirs

CHORAL ENSEMBLE AUDITION CRITERIA FOR FALL SEMESTER 2014
Open to all WIU students!

University Singers MUS 106  and Madrigal Singers MUS 108

Monday, August 25, 2014  Sallee 200 (Dr. Stegall's Office)

An Audition Sign-up Sheet will be located at Sallee 200 and available to sign anytime after August 20.

Auditions times begin at noon and conclude at 5:30p.

University Singers MUS 106 meets MWF from 1p to 1:50p AND TTh from 12:30p to 1:45p in Browne 130

Madrigal Singers MUS 108 meets MWF from noon to 12:50p.

On the day of the audition...

1.  Fill out an audition form located on the table outside Sallee 200 and bring to your audition.

2.  Sight read a series of short rhythmic patterns.

3.  Sight read ascending and descending intervals.

4.  Perform this prepared selection "Happy Birthday" without error.

     You will be evaluated on your ability to:

a.  Observe all score markings,

b.  Sing with refined diction skills, and

c.  Sing in tune.

Questions:  Dr. James Stegall, jc-stegall@wiu.edu

Concert Choir MUS 105

Monday, August 25 at 2p (the regular class meeting time)  Browne Hall 130

This is a non-auditioned ensemble; each student will have a hearing simply for voice placement.

Concert Choir meets MWF from 2p to 2:50p in Browne 130.

Questions: Dr. James Stegall, jc-stegall@wiu.edu