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Choir Auditions

Choir Auditions will be held the week of August 19-23. Contact Shellie Harden at sharden@unomaha.edu after August 1 to schedule your audition.

Requirements

Auditions for the Concert and Chamber Choir will consist of the following:

A short prepared piece (Solo or 1 verse of a hymn or folk song) of student’s choosing
Vocal range assessment
Tonal memory
Rhythm memory
Sight-reading
Required Excerpt
* Students should prepare the part for their voice range (SATB).


Auditions for Jazz Choir will consist of the following:
Vocal range assessment
Tonal memory
Rhythm memory
Major, chromatic, and blues scales

Required Excerpt - ms. 127-140 of "I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me"

Prepared selection - Sing "I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me" along with the background track using the lead sheet provided.

Improvisation - You will either solo over the first two "A" sections of "I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me" or sing over some ii, V, I's with the director at the piano.

Please contact Shellie Harden after August 1 at sharden@unomaha.edu or 402-554-2177 if you have any questions or would like to schedule an audition.