Magnum Chorum Auditions for 2016-2017 Concert Season

Magnum Chorum, the 60+ voice Twin Cities choral ensemble, seeks singers of all voice parts for its dynamic 26th Season. Magnum Chorum’s season opens with Requiem, a collaborative concert with award-winning and internationally renowned composer, Jake Runestad on October 30, 2016 at St. Bart's Catholic Church. Candlelight Christmas Concerts of seasonal carols follow at the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas and Annunciation Catholic Church on December 17 and 18, 2016. Once again Magnum Chorum will offer a collage concert featuring members from within the choir creating small-group and solo offerings on March 4, 2017 at Nativity Catholic Church. Culminating this season will be our Spring Concert on May 7, 2017 featuring the premiere of the concert-length oratorio, Sermon on the Mount, by Paul John Rudoi, Magnum Chorum’s composer in residence. Magnum Chorum will also offer outreach performances and service to Minnesota prisons and homeless shelters and will sing for Sunday worship services. The concert season schedule will be available at auditions.

Magnum Chorum rehearses on Tuesday nights from 7:00-10:00 pm from September to May at Colonial Church in Edina where Magnum Chorum serves as Ensemble in Residence.

Audition Times

Saturday, April 23, 2016: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday, April 25, 2016: 7:00-9:00 pm

Auditions are by appointment only. To schedule your audition time please call (612) 924-4111. Auditions will be held in the music center at Colonial Church of Edina, 6200 Colonial Way, Edina.

Audition Preparation

Your 10-minute audition includes a prepared vocal solo (art song, aria or lied), and sight-reading and tonal memory exercises. Please bring an extra copy of your prepared music for the accompanist (provided). Following your vocal audition is a brief interview regarding your interest in singing with Magnum Chorum.