Audition for the 2023-2024 Concert Season
Magnum Chorum seeks singers of all voice parts who are interested in offering music of transforming artistry and spirit. The two-step audition process is outlined below. Deadline for application: Friday, May 12.
Step 1: Complete this online form and submit a recording of your prepared solo (a selection that demonstrates your highest musicianship) by Friday, May 12. You may sing a cappella or with accompaniment. If you require a recorded accompaniment, please submit that request on your form by Monday, May 8. Submissions will be reviewed and selections made to participate in the next step of the audition process on Monday, May 15.
Step 2: If invited to continue in the audition process, you will be assigned a time for an in-person audition on Saturday, May 20 or Sunday afternoon, May 21. Your range, flexibility, sight-reading, and tonal memory will be assessed in this 10-minute audition. If you are not able to audition in person, please let us know and alternative arrangements will be made. Following your vocal audition is a brief interview regarding your interest in singing with Magnum Chorum.
Magnum Chorum’s 2023-2024 season begins with a return to the Cathedral of Saint Paul in November featuring a new Requiem commission along with works by Busto and Tavener. Our Christmas Concerts will feature Britten's Ceremony of Carols and works by MacMillan, Makor, and Heitzeg. Paul Mealor's Stabat Mater will be the centerpiece of our Midwinter Concert in March and our Spring Concert will feature Rosephanye Powell's art song cycle Then, Here, and Now.
Magnum Chorum rehearses from September to May on Tuesday evenings at Westwood Lutheran Church in St. Louis Park, where Magnum Chorum serves as Choir in Residence.