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Audition dates will be available from Thurs. Aug. 24 - Wed. Aug. 30.  


In order to sign up for your audition time, please:

  1. Follow this link
  2. Select a time that works for you (make sure you're looking at dates between 8/24 and 8/30)
  3. Please click "Show More" to review the audition protocol for this year.
  4. Complete all information (for instrumentalists, put "N/A" for the Choir Robe question)
  5. Click "Book"



Please plan to arrive early to use a West Hall practice room to assemble your instrument and warm-up prior to your audition time.  Please arrive 5 minutes prior to your audition start time, and please wait on the couch in the hallway until the door opens.  

In the audition, please prepare to play: 

  1. Scales (any two major scales).  You will perform one in long tones, e.g. half notes at quarter=60 and the other staccato sixteenth notes at quarter = 60.  
    *Nb. Singers – Professor Whalen will warm you up to get a sense of your range and resonance
  2. A 2–3-minute excerpt of your solo piece, performed unaccompanied.  
    Students auditioning for Choir will sing a 2–3-minute solo piece of their choosing, unaccompanied.
  3. Audition Excerpts for your instrument, linked here 

    No excerpts are required for Concert Choir.


The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575

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