Audition

Spring 2018 chorus auditions:

Sunday January 7, 2018  3-5pm at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Life Center.  Follow the signs to the upstairs classroom assigned. Walk ins are welcome.  To secure an audition time, send an email to info@bayareachorus.org  or call the hotline – 281-326-1286.   All voice parts are welcome to audition.  Audition details are listed below. Help the BAC to enhance lives through choral singing by singing yourself.

Please request audition time or additional information by contacting us.

When submitting a request for an audition, please include the information listed below:

  • Contact information: mailing address; phone; email address
  • Voice part, if known
  • Musical background and experience
  • Why you are interested in auditioning for the Bay Area Chorus.

Auditions are held at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 18220 Upper Bay Rd. Houston, TX 77058

Audition requirements

  • Vocalization to determine vocal range
  • “America (My Country, ‘Tis of Thee)” a cappella
  • Repeat short tonal patterns which assess tonal memory
  • Sight read a short exercise

By singing in the Bay Area Chorus, music educators have the opportunity to get on the other side of the podium and gain the singer’s perspective. Based on vocal audition results, the scholarships consist of membership fee reductions.

Additional requirements for Music Educator Scholarship Auditions

  • Same as above (the sight reading exercise will be more challenging)
  • Performance of an art song such as a piece from the 24 Italian Songs and Arias or French, German or contemporary American classical song anthologies.

Learn more about the Music Educator Scholarship Auditions.