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Audition scheduling


Auditions for the 2022-2023 concert season will be held on August 11 and 12, 2022.  Auditions are by appointment only.

A sectional call-back audition, if required, will be held by invitation on August 16 or 23, TBA

For more information and to schedule an audition please email us at

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 1 short excerpt, which will be sent to you in advance of your audition.

  • Vocalizes to determine your range.


  • Sight reading and pitch-recall.

Membership Information

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. Individual practice and preparation outside rehearsals is required.

Regular rehearsals are every Tuesday from 7:15-9:45 p.m. August-May.  Extra rehearsals are scheduled in concert weeks, as needed.  Rehearsals in the summer are scheduled as performance opportunities arise.  Dress rehearsals are mandatory and are usually the day or evening before a performance. 

At this time, members in CVAE are required to provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19.

Audition, Re-audition and Evaluation

  • Auditions are held annually for vacancies in all sections.

  • New members are required to re-audition after one year.

  • Further policies for re-audition are currently under revision.

2022-2023 Auditions

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