FOR SELECT ENSEMBLES
Thursday, May 9th &
Friday, May 10th
Chamber Singers Audition Requirements:
Please prepare the first verse of "My Country Tis Of Thee" in the alto/bass or soprano/tenor key (whichever is most comfortable). You will also be asked to sight-read a four-measure exercise. Your ranged will be tested as well.
A Cappella Groups Audition Requirements:
Please prepare a verse and chorus of a contemporary pop song that shows off your voice. You will also be asked to sight-read a short excerpt from an a cappella arrangement. Your range and pitch matching ability will tested as well.
A Cappella Business Manager Position:
Interview required with Mr. Grover. Please sign up for an audition time using the form above. Candidates for the Business Manager position are permitted to audition for the ensembles as well. It is also permitted to only interview for the business manager position, in which case you do not need to prepare any singing for your "audition" (you will only be interviewed). Business Manager candidates must be in grades 10-12, and be a current member of any of the choral ensembles at DHS. See the description below for more information.
The Business Manager is a support position for the Contemporary A Cappella Ensembles at DHS. They attend most events for the a cappella groups and sell merchandise (CDs, Apparel, Tickets, etc…) They are responsible for keeping the dry erase monthly calendar in the chorus room current with all the relevant school events. The position also has the capacity to serve as an assistant to Mr. Grover at certain a cappella events on and off campus in which the DHS groups are participating. Attendance at a cappella rehearsals is not mandatory for the Business Manager, but is necessary on occasion. The A Cappella Business manager has a permanent seat on the Chorus Executive Committee. Selection of the Business Manager is by the Choral Director during the audition process. One year experience and current membership in a DHS Choral Music ensemble is required, in addition to having strong organizational and interpersonal skills.