Audition for the 2021-2022 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: Sunday, May 16.
Step 1: Complete this online form and submit a recording of your prepared solo (a selection that demonstrates your highest musicianship) by Sunday, May 16. You may sing a cappella or with accompaniment. If you require a recorded accompaniment, please submit that request on your form by Friday, May 14. Submissions will be reviewed and selections made to participate in the next step of the audition process on Tuesday, May 18.
Step 2: If invited to continue in the audition process, you will be assigned a time for an in-person audition on Thursday evening, May 20 or Saturday afternoon, May 22. Your range, flexibility, sight-reading, and tonal memory will be assessed in this 10-minute audition. Covid protocols will be in place and details will be shared prior to your 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.
Our hopeful plans for Magnum Chorum’s 2021-2022 season include a November concert featuring the sacred folk tunes of Cyrillus Kreek, Scandinavian Christmas concerts, March collaboration with René Clausen and Magnum Chorum alums, May collaboration with Anton Armstrong, the St. Olaf Choir and Ēriks Ešenvalds and participation in the Latvian Song and Dance Festival Master Class and Opening Concert in St. Paul on June 29.
Magnum Chorum rehearses from September to June on Tuesday evenings at Westwood Lutheran Church in St. Louis Park, where Magnum Chorum serves as Choir in Residence.