SPCO Chorale Auditions

The SPCO is holding auditions for performances of:

  • Handel’s Messiah  (December 18, 19, and 20, 2014)
  • Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (February 12, 13, and 14, 2015)

Members of the SPCO Chorale will receive financial compensation for rehearsals and performances. Commitment to both projects is not required; however, commitment to the entire rehearsal and performance schedule is mandatory for each project.

14-15 SPCO Chorale Rehearsal Schedule(PDF)

Audition Information

  • September 18-20, 2014: Open Auditions
  • September 23, 2014 (evening): Recall Auditions for Soprano/Alto
  • September 30, 2014 (evening): Recall Auditions for Tenor/Bass

Each audition will include a performance of two contrasting solo works. This will be followed by a one-on-one session with SPCO Chorale Artistic Director Dr. Dale Warland to determine vocal range, tonal memory, simple sight reading ability and general musicality.  The audition will take approximately 20 minutes. A pianist will be available to accompany each audition for a fee of $20. You are welcome to bring your own accompanist to the audition if you desire.

How to Apply

Deadline: September 11, 2014

Professional singers with advanced choral experience are asked to submit a vocal resume and headshot to the following address. Please indicate if you are able to commit to either or both project(s). Those selected for an audition will be contacted in order to schedule an audition time.

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
408 Saint Peter Street, Third Floor
Saint Paul, MN 55102

[email protected]
Fax: 651.292.3281

Questions? Please e-mail [email protected].