Auditions

Sing with Us!

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY!

The Cambridge Chamber Singers are looking for experienced guest singers to join us in performance at our Spring 2018 concerts for Thomas Tallis’s magnificent 40-part Spem in Alium (one on a part).

Commitment is five rehearsals and two performances, as follows:

Rehearsal #1: Thu, March 1, 2018 / 7:15 – 9:45 PM / MIT Bldg. 5-217

Rehearsal #2: Thu, April 12, 2018 / 7:15 – 9:45 PM / MIT Bldg. 5-217

Rehearsal #3: Thu, May 10, 2018 / 7:00 – 8:30 PM / Pilgrim Congregational Church

Rehearsal #4: Tues, May 15, 2018 / 7:00 – 8:30 PM / Lindsey Chapel

Rehearsal #5: Thu, May 17, 2018 / 7:15 – 8:30 PM / MIT Bldg. 5-217

Performance: Sat, May 19, 2018 / 8:00 PM (call 6:00) / Lindsey Chapel

Performance: Sun, May 20, 2018 / 7:00 PM (call 6:00) / Pilgrim Congregational Church

Interested?  Please contact Ray at rfahrner@colleges-fenway.org

We hope you can join us!


Regular auditions are typically held in September and January. See below for details on our past auditions. If you are interested in sitting in on a rehearsal or arranging an audition, please contact choir president Carolyn Roosevelt at CTRoosevelt@gmail.com or 617.953.1853


Fall 2017 Audition Information

Auditions for our 2017 – 2018 season will be held at
MIT, Bldg 5 Rm. 217
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Experienced singers of all parts are encouraged to audition.

Audition dates and times are…
Thursday, August 31, 2017, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, September 6, 2017, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, September 14, 2017, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thursday, September 21, 2017, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Preparing for Your Audition

In the 10-minute audition you will:

1)  Sing a prepared, unaccompanied piece – something you’re comfortable with.
Demonstrate accuracy and expressiveness.

2)  Sight read Renaissance and contemporary excerpts.

3)  Do some vocal exercises across your range as requested.

4)  Sing back a series of intervals.

For more information or to make an audition appointment, contact choir president Carolyn Roosevelt at CTRoosevelt@gmail.com or 617.953.1853.

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