Auditions for The Reston Chorale's 2017 season will take place in January 3rd and 10th. To schedule an audition, email us at RCAuditions@restonchorale.org or telephone us at 703-834-0079, #4.
The Reston Chorale auditions are designed to provide the artistic director with information about the applicant's understanding of music and singing. Prepared excerpts (see below), a short sightreading exercise, and a vocal range assessment constitute the audition.
The musical excerpts to prepare for your audition are:
The following elements are covered:
The Chorale rehearses on Tuesday nights from 7:30 - 10:00 pm at the Reston Community Center, Hunters Woods. Members are expected to attend all regular rehearsals, as well as dress rehearsals. Limited absences will be granted for business travel and/or illness.
Annual membership dues for for returning members in 2016-2017 are $225. In celebration of our 50th Season, annual membership dues will be waived for new Chorale members during their first season.
Music for each segment is available for purchase at rehearsals. The cost of music usually runs between $20 and $40 per segment.
The Reston Chorale women's concert gown can be purchased from our costume coordinator for approximately $100. Women also wear black hosiery and black shoes. Men are responsible for their own tuxedos with two bow ties and cummerbunds; one black and one red, and white wing collar tuxedo shirt.
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Reston remembers Robert E. Simon, Jr., and commemorates the 53rd anniversary of the community he created – and the place we call home.
Share the memories and musical highlights of The Reston Chorale’s first 50 years with excerpts of choral masterworks, as well as choral classics and selected works composed especially for The Reston Chorale.
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