A singer's acceptance into the chorus is based on their age, skill, maturity, and schedule availability. Singers will be placed into one of our beginner, intermediate or advanced choir levels. Please carefully read the steps to audition and requirements below and make note of the important audition/registration dates. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Audition Requirements for the 2019-2020 season
Auditionees must be between the ages of 7 and 18.
Auditionees must have turned 7 years old by September 1, 2019
Prior musical training is not necessary to participating in BCC
A prepared piece is not required, but if you have one, we would love to hear it!
If your child is 7-9 years old (by September 1, 2019):
Your singer will participate in a group audition. Our group auditions take place with the goal to simulate a mini-rehearsal, which often gives us a more clear indication of how your child may fare in a group choral setting. As an added bonus, auditioning in a group can offer a less intimidating audition experience, and gives a familiarity to other children who may be joining our program in the fall! The group audition will last about 15 minutes, with a brief parent informational session immediately following, and will be offered on the following dates.
Group audition dates are:
Wednesday, January 8, from 5:30pm-6:00pm
Thursday, January 9, from 5:30pm-6:00pm
Saturday, January 11, 10:30am-11:00am, or 1:30pm-2:00pm
If your child is 10 years or older (by September 1, 2019):
Your singer will be individually auditioned by one of our talented conductors. These auditions will last 5-10 minutes and the singers will be evaluated on vocal production, level of music literacy, and presentation. Please prepare a song that you love to sing, in any style. If you do not come with a prepared song, our staff may have you sing something familiar like Happy Birthday.
Individual audition dates are offered in 10-minute slots in the times below: