Fall 2017 Choral Auditions

All 2017 choral auditions will take place in Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts (HHPA), Room 306 - the Choral office.

Students may participate in multiple choirs.

Initial Auditions

  • Initial auditions will take place August 16-20, 2017.
  • Each singer in the Missouri State University choral program must sign up for a time to audition in person for Dr. LaBarr.

Callback Auditions

Callback auditions will take place August 20-22, 2017.

Audition Schedule

Initial Auditions

Sign up online for your audition time. (Please sign up for the earliest available time.)

Additionally, there will be an optional rehearsal at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 20, on the Chorale callback selection.

Callback Auditions

Sunday, August 20

  • 9:00 p.m. — Callback list (#1) posted for Chorale, tentative rosters posted for Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus, and Choral Union

Monday, August 21

  • 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. — Callback auditions (#1) for Chorale (in quartets)

Tuesday, August 22

  • 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. — Callback auditions (#2) for Chorale (in sections)
  • 10:30 p.m. — Rosters posted for Chorale, Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus, and Choral Union


Audition Materials

For Initial Auditions — Chorale, Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus, Choral Union:

All scores are linked below.

  • Prepare 1-2 verses of a simple folk song or hymn to be sung unaccompanied (i.e. Shenandoah, Amazing Grace, Danny Boy excerpts).
  • Students will be asked to sight-read and vocalize, demonstrating range and vocal color.

For Chorale Callback Auditions:

Learn your part to these excerpts from William Averitt’s The Deepness of the Blue. Callbacks will take place on Monday August 21, 9-10pm (in quartets) and Tuesday August 22, 9-10pm (in sections).


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