Grant Hall – UMKC Campus – 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO

  • Friday 8/18 – Graduate students and students with previous UMKC choral experience
  • Saturday 8/19 – Incoming Conservatory freshmen and any student without previous UMKC choral experience
  • Sunday 8/20 – Open auditions for community members and UMKC students and faculty



Step 1 – Complete and Submit UMKC Choral Audition Information Form – UNDERGRADUATE, GRADUATE

Step 2 – Sign up for an audition time:

Friday 8/18 – Graduate students and students with previous UMKC choral experience – Click here

Saturday 8/19 – Incoming Conservatory Freshmen and students without previous UMKC choral experience – Click here

Sunday 8/20 – Community members, UMKC students and faculty – Click here for more information

Step 3 – Write down your audition time and arrive at Grant Hall 15 minutes prior



  • Prepare and sing a solo piece of your choice. Any style is fine, typically singers select classical or art song repertoire. An accompanist will be provided; please bring a score for the accompanist. Do not let the selection of a solo piece deter you from auditioning, e-mail Joshua Maize with any questions or concerns
  • Tonal memory exercises (we will play four random pitches and ask you to sing back those pitches on “la”)
  • Sight-singing Examples: Level 1Level 2Level 3