CVAE Auditions for the 2021-2022 concert season will be scheduled by individual appointment with the artistic director. Appointments are currently available in late June and early July.
At this time, there are no audition appointments remaining for sopranos. We are currently scheduling auditions for altos, tenors, and basses ONLY.
A sectional call-back audition, if required, will be held by invitation in August.
Individual Audition Requirements
Bring a prepared song. Anything in the classical style that represents your voice well. Opera, oratorio, art song, etc. No pop or Broadway. Duration between 2 and 3 minutes. Any language. It does not have to be memorized. An accompanist will be provided. You must sing with accompaniment. No a cappella selections.
Prepare 2 short excerpts, which will be sent to you in advance of your audition.
Vocalizes to determine your range.
Sight reading and pitch-recall.
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Membership is CVAE is select. Singers are required to make a strong personal commitment to our schedule and to our mission to present fine choral music at a high level of excellence.
Regular rehearsals are every Tuesday from 7:15-9:45 p.m. August-May. Occasional Sunday evening rehearsals are scheduled from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Rehearsals in the summer are scheduled as performance opportunities arise. Dress rehearsals are mandatory and are usually the day or evening before a performance.
Audition, Re-audition and Evaluation
Auditions are held annually for vacancies in all sections.
Policies for re-audition are currently under revision.