The New Choral Society, under the direction of Dr. John T. King, will be holding auditions by appointment Sept. 8th through 11th at Hitchcock Presbyterian Church, 6 Greenacres Avenue in Scarsdale. Singers in other choirs that are currently not rehearsing can be accepted as temporary members. Each audition will last about 15 minutes, and no prepared material is necessary. The audition will include vocal range exercises, vocal agility exercises, pitch-matching and sight-singing. The audition will be socially distanced, and you will be separated from Dr. King by a plastic barrier. For more information click HERE
This award-winning chorus is an all-auditioned, balanced group of 48 singers who meet Monday evenings from September through May in Scarsdale, NY. Now in its 27th season, the chorus performs classical masterworks with an orchestra and features soloist from many of the world’s most famous stages, including the Metropolitan Opera. During the COVID-19 pandemic The New Choral Society will be holding short, outdoor rehearsals with 1-2 sections at a time. A regular concert season will be presented, but performances may be live-streamed or pre-recorded depending on the circumstances. There are no financial commitments (dues, music purchase, ticket sales, fundraising, etc.) and singers are provided one complimentary ticket for each concert. Email email@example.com for more information or to schedule an audition.