To sign up for an audition day and time, please visit the UMKC Conservatory Large Ensemble Auditions.
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS and UNIVERSITY SINGERS HEARINGS
o Conservatory Singers, Conservatory Concert Choir, and Canticum Novum are open to all UMKC students regardless of major.
o University Singers is open to ALL singers including UMKC students, faculty, staff, and members of the Kansas City Community (18 years and older.)
o Prepare and sing a solo piece of your choice: an art song, aria, or folk song.
o If you are uncertain of what piece you should sing, you are welcome to prepare either “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” or “Amazing Grace.” You can find a copy of either of these songs here. Do not let the selection of a solo piece deter you from auditioning OR from a University Chorus Hearing; see contact information below with questions or concerns.
o An accompanist will be provided; if you have selected a solo piece of your choice, please bring a score for the accompanist.
o You will be asked to sing vocal exercises to assess your range and voice part.
o Those students auditioning for Conservatory Singers will be asked to sightread.
o If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail Dr. Charles Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org.