AuditionsAudition dates for Summer and Winter Festival 2013 are yet to be determined, however all requirements remain the same.
To schedule a live audition please contact Andreas Tischhauser at Andreas@desertchorale.org
The Santa Fe Desert Chorale, New Mexico's premier professional chamber choir, is now holding auditions for all voice parts for the 2013 season. The Desert Chorale performs with up to 24 singers in two concert seasons: summer and winter. Summer and winter seasons are contracted separately. Singers receive concert and rehearsal fees, travel expenses and lodging.
The Desert Chorale has presented concerts in local and regional venues since 1982, and has a total of 14 recordings available. Live auditions are strongly encouraged; however, all applicants will be given full consideration. The deadline for all recorded auditions for Summer Festival 2013 is January 3, 2013.
Audition guidelines are as follows:
- A current resume or curriculum vitae
- One photo or headshot
- Three references including phone numbers and email addresses
For live auditions:
- Two solo vocal works in contrasting styles (one each from the following categories):
- Before 1750
- 20th Century or Classical Contemporary
For recorded auditions, include all the requirements listed above plus Scales and arpeggios demonstrating range and vocal agility. You must include a demonstration of each of the following:
- Full vibrato
- Minimal vibrato
- No vibrato
To schedule a live audition, please contact Andreas Tischhauser, Executive Director, at: Andreas@desertchorale.org.
Recorded audition materials may be sent to: Santa Fe Desert Chorale, 311 E. Palace Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87505.