WIU Choirs

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University Singers MUS 106

Tuesday, January 20, 2015  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 2p and conclude at 5:00p.

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

Please note:  This audition is to fill available positions in University Singers for Spring semester 2015.  For those selected it will require a financial commitment of at least $365.00 to cover airfare for the tour performance of the Durufle Requiem in Boulder, Colorado, April 26-29.

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 "My County 'Tis of Thee" in a variety of keys.

     You will be evaluated on:

a.  Beauty and power of voice,

b.  Diction skills, and 

c.  Ability to sing in tune.

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

Concert Choir MUS 105

Wednesday, January 21 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. Brad Pierson, bs-pierson@wiu.edu

Vocal Jazz Ensemble MUS 107

Thursday, January 22, 6:30 to 9:30 in Browne 130

Auditions include the performance of a prepared solo (pop or jazz) a cappella - first verse and chorus. Additionally students will be asked to learn a new piece at the auditions which will be performed in quartets.

Questions: Dr. Brad Pierson,  bs-pierson@wiu.edu