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 both new and returning members in 2018-19 are $250. Scholarships are available to high school and college students.
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.
2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston VA 20191
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