ENSEMBLE AUDITION DATES (2019-20)

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

  • Friday 8/16 – Incoming Conservatory Freshmen and incoming Conservatory Graduate students
  • Saturday 8/17 – All returning Conservatory students, UMKC non-music majors, UMKC faculty and staff, community members

HOW TO GET AN AUDITION

Step 1 – Complete and Submit UMKC Choral Audition Information Form

UNDERGRADUATE   GRADUATE & COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Step 2 – Sign up for a 10 minute audition time slot:

Friday 8/16 – Incoming Freshmen and new Graduate students. (9am-12pm and 2pm – 6pm) – Click here to sign up for an audition time.

Saturday 8/17 – All returning Conservatory students, UMKC non-music majors, UMKC faculty and staff, and community members (10am-12pm and 1pm-4pm). Click here to sign up for an audition time.  

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


AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

  • 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; see contact info below with questions or concerns.
  • Tonal memory exercises (we will play four random pitches and ask you to sing back those pitches on “la”)
  • Questions or concerns (regarding music, audition schedule, etc.)?
    • If you are an undergraduate student please email Henry Waters  hwcbw@mail.umkc.edu
    • If you are a graduate student, UMKC faculty, staff or community member please email Gabe Lewis-O’Connor grlvy3@mail.umkc.edu

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about our different ensembles  Click here