Auditions


Auditions for the 2019-2020 season

Auditions will take place in August, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 1029 Delaware Ave, Buffalo (near W. Utica).

Robert Duerr, Music Director, and Rob Pacillo, Executive Director will run auditions.

Please contact us by email if you’re interested in joining us!

Audition process info:

Harmonia Chamber Singers is seeking talented singers with extensive vocal experience, solo and choral. Desirable attributes include healthy tone, sound vocal technique, facility in common choral languages (Latin, German, Italian, French), passion, and positive energy.

Singers will be asked to perform 16-32 bars of an aria or song, and prepare 2 brief excerpts of choral works (Gloria, Missa Ave Regina Coelorum, Palestrina, and Gute Nacht, Schumann). PDFs can be emailed. The choral excerpts will be performed in a quartet. There will also be a sight-reading and brief interview.

We seek singers who are independent, display leadership, listen well, learn quickly, come to rehearsal prepared, and excel at ensemble singing.

Email info@harmoniacs.org for more information or to set up an appointment. Please let us know your voice part, a summary of prior singing experience, and your preference for an audition date.

Rehearsal schedule TBA. A new format is being considered, including an intensive 2-week rehearsal period (5-6 rehearsals total) leading up to the concert dates.

Tentative dates are:

October 27

December 14, 15, and 21

March 7 and 8

May 15 and 17