Sing with Hickory Choral Society

Have you ever wanted to sing with the Hickory Choral Society?  Review the latest audition and singer information below:

Audition Requirements and Singer information

Audition Date

New Singer Auditions for the HCS are traditionally held the third Monday in May each year; a second audition may also be scheduled in August. Dates will be posted as they are scheduled.

Call or email the HCS Office for audition dates and to schedule an audition time. 828-322-2210[email protected]

Audition Requirements

  • Auditions will be judged by the HCS conductor and our two assistant conductors
  • Audition music is selected by HCS conductor
  • Sight reading of choral music is required
  • Music and accompaniment provided by HCS
  • Re-audition - Each section (soprano, alto, bass and tenor) is re-auditioned every three years by an outside consultant


There is a strict attendance policy with a certain amount of allowed absences prior to concerts. Make-up rehearsals are scheduled to help with unexpected absences


  • Annual Dues - $50
  • Retreat (Optional and dues are waived if all rehearsals at retreat are attended)
  • Performance Attire

Performance Attire

  • Men – traditional tuxedo
  • Women – performance dress (ordered through HCS office)