auditions for SSV Chorale
- SYMPHONY SILICON VALLEY CHORALE
AUDITIONS FALL 2006
Sing glorious music with a professional symphony in San Jose's
To schedule an audition, please contact Elena Sharkova,
Artistic Director and Conductor, at esharkova@...
Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings from 7 to 10 pm, beginning August 29,
Interested singers must demonstrate substantial vocal training, advanced
skills and foreign-language skills, excellent musicianship, and a
availability to commit to the rehearsal schedule and concert
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS (accompanist will be provided):
a) One prepared solo piece that demonstrates your vocal capabilities
(aria or art song).
Please bring an extra score for the accompanist.
b) Vocal range testing.
c) Aural and sight reading skills testing: 16 measure sight-reading test
(tonal) and 7 short
tonal memory tests.
For further information, please see the Symphony Silicon Valley website
October 29th, 2006
Bernstein "Chichester Psalms,"
Rossini "Petite Messe Solenelle"
Britten "Wedding Anthem,"
Brahms "Ave Maria"
December 10th, 2006
Handel "Messiah" and season's favorites
March 29, 30, April 1
April 4, 5, 2007
Brahms "Academic Overture"
May 13, 2007
"Music of the Americas"
Works by North and South American composers, including Ariel
Criolla" and works by Astor Piazolla; Randall Thompson, William
Billings, spirituals by
James Erb, Moses Hogan and Jestor Hairston, and American folk songs.
European tour to Italy and Switzerland is planned for late June, 2007.
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