You are invited to audition for the Hickory Choral Society!

Audition Date

New Singer Auditions for the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Hickory Choral Society will be held on the evenings of Monday, June 29 and Monday, July 27. Call or email the HCS Office to schedule an audition time. 828-322-2210 / [email protected]

What to prepare and what to expect

• Prepare and perform a 2-3 minute art song, folksong, or hymn of your choosing. You are not required to memorize your prepared selection. A pianist will be available to singers who provide sheet music. You are also welcome to bring your own accompanist.
• One of our directors will vocalize you through a series of simple scale patterns to assess your range.
• You will be given and asked to sightread a portion of a piece of choral music.
• The HCS conductor and two associate conductors will listen to each audition and ask a few questions relevant to your singing experience and availability to fulfill ensemble attendance requirements.

Additional Information

• Annual Dues – $50
• Fall Retreat (Optional and dues are waived if all rehearsals at retreat are attended)
Performance Attire
• Men – traditional tuxedo
• Women – performance dress (ordered through HCS office)