World Youth Choir Audition

WORLD YOUTH CHOIR AUDITION

World Youth Choir is looking for young, talented, experienced singers between 17 and 26 years old, on July 1st, 2017 (obligatory), interested in improving their skills of choral singing while touring Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Slovenia in the second half of July 2017. You'll find the more detailed info on the summer session, conductors and repertoire here.

The audition will take place on Monday, 6 February at 10.00 in the Chamber hall of the EAMT (C-405).

During your audition you will be recorded and asked to perform (in the following order):
1) A range test - one scale sung forte a cappella on an open vowel presenting the entire voice-range
2) Sight-reading - applicants should record a melody as a piece of sight reading. Use up to 10 minutes to look the exercise through (not using a piano, except for the introduction pitch/cadenza), analyze all tonal and theory components. Then record at first attempt in front of the jury.
3)
Prepared scores - obligatory choral excerpts from G. Orban's “Cor Mundum“ and spiritual „Rockin' Jerusalem“.

NB! All the expenses during the summer session are covered by the WYC. Nevertheless, the selected singers are expected to pay the participation fee 100€, traveling costs to Hungary and back + some pocket money for private expenses.

You can sign up for the audition until 30 January 2017 latest by sending an e-mail to:
Kai Kiiv, EAMT International Relations Specialist, kai@ema.edu.ee
Varje Vürst, Consultant of the Estonian Choral Association, Varje.Vyrst@kooriyhing.ee