The Houston Choral Society
HCS Large Chorus Auditions for the 2020-2021 Concert Season
Monday, January 3rd and 10th from 5-6:45pm
First Rehearsal/Meeting for February Concert: Monday, January 3rd
Location for Auditions and Rehearsals: Tallowood Baptist Church (Click here for directions).
Come audition and be a part of an amazing concert season with the Houston Choral Society!
Auditions consist of the following:
- Vocalization to hear your upper and lower ranges
- Pitch-memory exercises
- Sight-reading excerpt
- Prepared piece of your choosing (aria, art song, hymn, etc.) - Please bring a copy for the provided accompanist
Auditions are for new membership (current membership does not need to re-audition).
Auditions and rehearsals are held at Tallowood Baptist Church Choral Hall. Regular rehearsals are held every Monday evening from 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM, unless announced otherwise. Members are expected to attend all rehearsals unless extenuating circumstances arise. Additionally, there may be dress, technical, orchestra and/or sectional rehearsals called before a performance , usually on Thursdays or Fridays, in order to fine-tune the concert. Auditions will be performed in front of an audition panel, including the artistic director and section directors.
2021-2022 Concert Season:
Oct. 29th, 2021 - Voices Arise - PAST
Dec. 11, 2021 - Joy to the World - PAST
Feb. 18, 2022 - Greatest Hits from the '60s
Apr. 29, 2022 - Mozart's Requiem and Gjeilo(includes a new work commissioned by Gjeilo for HCS)
June 3, 2022 - Italy Bon Voyage Concert
Contact Penny Nelson at [email protected] or at 832-692-7094 for more information.