Chantilly Choral Department Auditions
2018 - 2019

Audition required ONLY if you are interested in:

A Capella Choir (Mixed Ensemble) - Vocal audition only
Aurora (Advanced Treble (Women's) Chorus) - Vocal audition only
Chamber Chorale - Vocal audition only
ShowStoppers *TENTATIVE* - Vocal and Dance Audition

NO audition for Concert Choir (curently Mixed Chorus)

 

Calendar:

Tuesday, May 8, 3:30pm - ShowStoppers Dance Workshop
No need to sign up. Just come!

Wednesday, May 9, 3:30 pm - ShowStoppers Dance Auditions
No need to sign up. Just come! We will rehearse a few times as a group, then see small groups to audition.

Thursday, May 10, 3:15-6:45 - Vocal Auditions - please sign up below.

All meetings take place in the CHS Choir Room, Room 105.

 

Sign up for vocal auditions:

Thursday, May 10: www.signupgenius.com

 

Audition Requirements:

ALL:
  1. Song of your choice, 1 minute (verse and chorus). Any style. Something that you think shows off your voice. Emailed to emayars@fcpsschools.net (Not my regular email. This account is for song files ONLY) Send by the day of your audition, or you can perform it live at your audition if you prefer.
  2. Sight reading, to be performed LIVE the day of the audition.
  3. Art song, Take, O Take Those Lips Away. Piano accompaniment tracks, sheet music and a performance video can be found below.
    Use whatever key fits your voice the best.
ShowStoppers:
  • Dance Audition on Wednesday, May 9, 3:30 pm. There will be a workshop day with the choreographer on Tuesday, May 8, 3:30pm.

 

Audition Piece:

Take, O Take Those Lips Away. Below you will find piano accompanyments of the song in Alto, Bass, Soprano and Tenor Keys, sheet music, and a performance of the song on YouTube. Please use them as a guide to learn how the song goes, and feel free to sing it in the other keys if they are more comfortable for you.

Click to play, or to download, right click file, select save as, or save link as.

 

MP3 Piano Accompanyment Audio Files:
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Alto
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Bass
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Soprano
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Tenor

 

AIFF Piano Accompanyment Audio Files: (Large files, please be patient)
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Alto
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Bass
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Soprano
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Tenor

 

PDF Sheet Music Files:
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Alto/Tenor, Db Major
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Bass, Bb Major
Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Soprano, F Major

 

YouTube Performance Example:
Take, O Take Those Lips Away

 

Questions? Email:

Mr. Ayars - emayars@fcps.edu