Auditions

Every fall, Cantata Singers welcomes new members to our roster.

Who
Cantata Singers
David Hoose, Music Director

When
Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 6:30pm-9:30pm, by appointment
Sunday, September 10, 2017, 6:30pm-9:30pm, by appointment

Where
Brookline, MA. Please call or email for location and appointment.

Appointment Required
Please contact Michelle Rush at mrush@cantatasingers.org or 617.868.5885 for more information and to set up your audition. If emailing, please include your name, voice part, phone number, email address, and home address.

Requirements for Audition
* One or two prepared pieces (art songs, oratorio arias, or cantata arias are preferred; no opera arias, please) * If you prepare two pieces, we ask that they be in different languages * Sight reading may be requested * Piano accompanist will be provided * Please bring an extra copy of your music for the accompanist

Information for Interested Auditionees
During the 2017-2018 season, the critically acclaimed 44-voice chorus Cantata Singers will perform a four-program series in New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, First Church in Cambridge, and Church of the Covenant (Boston); two seasonal chamber chorus programs at First Church in Cambridge, and Powers Hall (Needham); and a three-program chamber series at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Information about the organization and details of the season and can be found here.

Cantata Singers is a chorus of volunteer professional singers. Possible paid opportunities include solo roles in the concert series, participation in the chamber series, and teaching/performing in Cantata Singers’ Classroom Cantatas educational outreach songwriting program.

Singers invited to participate in the ensemble will be asked to sing some or all of the season, depending upon the needs of each program.

Participating singers are expected to attend all rehearsals.

These auditions are for participation in the chorus. Any chorus member wishing to be considered for a solo opportunity must already be signed up to sing the concert in question.

Regular chorus rehearsals are on Wednesdays, 7:30-10pm, in Brookline, beginning six or seven weeks before each performance. During performance weeks, rehearsal expand in length and number.