Vocal auditions for the 2017-2018 season of Chicago Master Singers will be held by appointment between 7:00 and 10:00 pm on the evenings of Tues., Aug. 8; Thurs., Aug. 10; Mon., Aug. 14; andWed., Aug. 16; at the Village Church of Lincolnshire, 201 N. Riverwoods Rd., Lake Forest, Ill.
Dedicated volunteer singers are invited to request an audition appointment by email to email@example.com by leaving a message at the organization’s toll-free number, 877-825-5267 (877-TALKCMS). A chorus member will respond to answer questions and schedule an audition time.
At auditions, singers are encouraged to sing a prepared piece of their choice and bring four copies of the music. Singers without a prepared piece will be asked to sing a familiar song provided at the audition. A pianist will be available for accompaniment. Singers will also be asked to vocalize and sight-read an unfamiliar piece. Members pay dues of $100 per year and purchase their own music.
Chicago Master Singers rehearse on Monday evenings from7:00 to 10:00 p.m. in Lake Forest beginning Aug. 21, and on Tues. and Thurs. evenings of concert weeks. The 2017-2018 season includes concerts on Nov. 3 and 5, Dec. 8 and 10, and Apr. 20 and 22at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Divine Word) in Techny (Northbrook). Details about the season can be found atwww.chicagomastersingers.org.
Chicago Master Singers, under the direction of Alan Heatherington, is a 100-voice volunteer chorus featuring accomplished singers from Chicago and suburban communities. The chorus has performed great sacred masterworks in collaboration with professional soloists and orchestras since 1979. Members have the opportunity to participate in the chorus’s biennial European performance tours. Members of the chorus will tour and perform in England in July 2018.