New England Classical Singers has openings for experienced singers in all voice parts. Rehearsals are held every Wednesday from 7:15 p.m. to 9:45 PM at South Church, 41 Central Street, Andover, MA.
Auditions, which consist of a vocal warm-up, an aural memory exercise, and sight reading, are held twice a year by appointment in early September and mid-December. A short prepared solo is optional, but not required.
Frequent Asked Questions:
- How many singers are in the group? About 30, although it varies from year to year.
- Are there solo opportunities for chorus members? Soloists are selected from within the chorus for short songs, whereas professional soloists are hired for major works.
- Will I have a specific time slot for my audition? Yes, someone from the Membership Committee will contact you to arrange an appointment.