Magnum Chorum Auditions for 2014-2015 Concert Season

Magnum Chorum, the 50+ voice Twin Cities choral ensemble, seeks singers of all voice parts for its dynamic 2014-2015 season. Featured works in the 24th season include Ola Gjeilo’s Sunrise Mass, Requiem Canticorum by James Whitbourn with organ and soprano sax and Crucifixus by Paul Mealor. The concert season opens with a Requiem Concert on November 1, followed by candlelight Christmas Concerts featuring lessons and carols at the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas and Colonial Church of Edina on December 20 and 21, a midwinter program in early March, and concludes with a Spring Concert on May 9, 2015. The choir also sings for Sunday worship services across the Twin Cities and makes other collaborative appearances. The season schedule will be available at auditions.

Magnum Chorum rehearses on Tuesday nights from 7:00-9:45 p.m. from September to May at Westwood Lutheran Church in St. Louis Park where Magnum Chorum serves as Choir in Residence.

Audition Times

Thursday, May 15, 2014: 6:30-10:00 pm
Saturday, May 17, 2014: 2:00-5:00 pm
Tuesday, May 20, 2014: 6:30-10:00 pm
Other audition times may be available by special appointment. Please call to inquire.

Auditions are by appointment only and will be held in the choir room at Colonial Church of Edina, 6200 Colonial Way, Edina, Minnesota. To schedule your audition time and receive directions, please call Peter Haugen, Operations Manager, at (612) 219-4151.

Audition Preparation

Your 10-minute audition includes a prepared vocal solo (art song, aria or lied), and sight-reading and tonal memory exercises. Please bring an extra copy of your prepared music for the accompanist (provided). Following your vocal audition is a brief interview regarding your interest in singing with Magnum Chorum.