Audition Information

Join us for the 2019-2020 Season

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University Chorus



  • What is the audition like?
    A brief, 5-minute check of your range, voice quality, and ability to read music.

  • Do I need to prepare anything?
    No. We will ask you to sing simple scales, and do some basic sight-reading. You may be asked to sing a small portion of a song of your choice, but it can be as simple as Happy Birthday.

  • When does University Chorus rehearse?
    We rehearse Mondays from 7:30-9:30pm. The maximum ensemble size is 150 members. Our first UChorus rehearsal will be on Monday, September 9!


  • When are auditions?
    Auditions for the 2019-2020 season will be held on Monday, August 26 from 7-9pm, Thursday, August 29 from 7-9pm, and Saturday, August 31, from 1-5pm.

  • Where are auditions?
    Come to the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts North Lobby (facing the Goizueta Business School and Patterson Green) and you will be directed to your audition. There is no need to schedule a time.


Concert Choir



  • What will I do in the audition?
    Dr. Nelson will ask you about your previous choral experience, vocalize you through your range, and ask you to sightread.

  • Do I need to bring a prepared piece?
    This is optional. If you have one, it would be to your advantage to sing a prepared piece. It gives you an opportunity to show your musicality and phrasing. A classical piece is best, although a folk song is also acceptable. If you don't have a piece, not a problem.

  • Do I need an accompanist?
    No, Dr. Nelson will serve as your accompanist.

  • When does Concert Choir rehearse?
    We rehearse in the Schwartz Center on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5:30pm and Fridays from 4-5pm. Our first rehearsal is on Friday, August 30 at 4pm.


  • When are auditions?
    Audition dates for the 2019-2020 season will be held on August 26 (3:30-5pm), August 27 (3-5pm), August 28 (3-5pm and 7-9pm), and August 29 (3-5pm).

  • Where are auditions?
    Dr. Nelson's office - Schwartz 301. The audition sign up sheet is on his door, so fill out your name when you know you are free!

  • When will I know if I made it into Concert Choir?
    The roster will be posted outside Dr. Nelson's office soon after auditions are completed.