Vocal Audition

The All-State Vocal Quality audition consists of three parts:

  1. Vocalises – The prescribed vocalises can be found in the All-State Omnibus. Students should practice the vocalises with the tracks provided!
  2. Announced Excerpts- These excerpts are to be rehearsed for the audition with the provided accompaniment tracks.
  3. Unannounced excerpts- Two additional pieces will be chosen from the repertoire packet. Selected measures will be announced at the Vocal Quality audition.

2016-2017 Announced Excerpts

  • HS Concert Chorus
    • With a Lily in Your Hand (Whitacre); audition begins pick-up to m. 26; audition ends m. 38 downbeat.
  • HS Women’s Chorus
    • Sicut Erat (Porpora); piano begins 2 measures before Rehearsal Letter C; audition begins at beat 2 of Rehearsal Letter C; audition ends 4 measures before the end on beat 1.
  • HS Men’s Chorus
    • Ceann Dubh Dilis (McGlynn); audition begins pick-up to m. 18; audition ends m. 37, beat 6.
  • MS Mixed Chorus
    • Dona Nobis Pacem (Mozart/Liebergen); piano starts at the beginning; audition begins pick-up to m. 4; audition ends m. 11 downbeat.
  • MS Treble Chorus
    • Si mes vers avaient des ailes (Biddlecombe); piano starts at the beginning; audition begins pick-up to m. 2; audition ends m. 9, beat 4.

“Music Minus One” Tracks for Announced Excerpts