WIU Choirs

CHORAL ENSEMBLE AUDITION CRITERIA FOR SPRING SEMESTER 2018
Open to all WIU students!

University Singers MUS 106

Tuesday, January 16, 2018   Sallee 200 (Dr. Stegall's Office)

  • An audition sign-up sheet will be located at Sallee 200 and available to sign anytime after December 6.
  • Auditions times begin noon 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

On the day of the audition...

1.  Make sure you have signed for an audition time.
2.  Fill out an audition form located on the table outside Sallee 200 and bring to your audition.
3.  Sight read a series of short rhythmic patterns.
4.  Sight read ascending and descending intervals.
5.  Perform the first verse of "My Country 'Tis of Thee" in a variety of keys.

You will be evaluated on:

a.  Beauty and power of voice,
b.  Diction skills,
c.  Ability to sing in tune, and
d.  Your ability and willingness to receive instruction.

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

 

Concert Choir MUS 105

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 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:  Mr. Jason Hawkins, ja-hawkins2@wiu.edu