ENSEMBLE AUDITION DATES (2018-19)

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

  • Friday 8/17 – Graduate students and students with previous UMKC choral experience
  • Saturday 8/18 – Incoming Conservatory freshmen and any student without previous UMKC choral experience
  • Sunday 8/19 – Open auditions for community members and UMKC students and faculty

HOW TO GET AN AUDITION

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

Step 2 – Sign up for an audition time:

Friday 8/17 – Graduate students and students with previous UMKC choral experience – Click here to sign up for an audition time.

Saturday 8/18 – Incoming Conservatory Freshmen and  students without previous UMKC choral experience – Click here to sign up for an audition time.

Sunday 8/19 – 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


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, e-mail Lorissa Mason with any questions or concerns lmason@mail.umkc.edu.
  • 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