Auditions Announced for 2017-18 Season: Aug 23 &26

Sopranos and TenorsWe're looking for people who love choral music, are free on Tuesday evenings, and are looking to add some music to their lives! Auditions will be held the evening of Aug 23, and during the day on Aug 26. Rehearsals start Aug 29. Call 847 214 7954 or email info@elginmasterchorale.org to schedule your audition today!

Your Audition

The audition process will take about 10 minutes with Music Director Andrew Lewis and the Chair of our Artistic Development Committee. An accompanist will be provided. Please prepare one classical or sacred/gospel piece (memorization not required) and bring three copies to your scheduled audition. Your sight reading skills, musicality, intonation and tonal memory will be assessed.

Auditions are held in room H122 of Elgin Community College, which is also our regular rehearsal space. Building H (Fine Arts Building) of Elgin Community College 1700 Spartan Dr. Elgin, IL

Directions: Go through the Bldg H/Fine Arts main entrance (large triangular overhang). Walk through the lobby straight to the back; turn left. Make a right at the two water fountains; room H122 is on your left.

As an in-residence organization at Elgin Community College, participation in the Chorale is considered a class and can be taken for credit if your residence is located in Elgin Community College’s district.  The class meets for weekly rehearsals every Tues. from 7:00-9:30 p.m. in ECC Building H room 122.  Membership is $150 for ½ the year which includes tuition, music and overhead costs.  Women are required to purchase a floor-length black concert dress through the choir (approximately $60) and men a black tuxedo, cummerbund and tie.

Interested in auditioning or learning more? Call 847 214 7954 or email info@elginmasterchorale.org

News and Announcements

Brahms Requiem Review

From the Elgin Review: "In the Arts, the difference between amateur and professional can be hard to define. It's not necessarily a matter of excellence or even whether a fee is involved. The willingness of Elgin artists to work together under all sorts of arrangements, regardless of their status, means audiences can experience the finest theatre, music, visual and literary arts in a local venue for relatively little cost. Always among the best examples is this pairing of the Elgin Master Chorale and the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, whose concerts are not just amazing in their audacity of scale but also highly successful as art."

Read the full review here!

Thank You

 Thank you to all who joined us for our 70th Anniversary Season!
2017-18 Season Announcement Coming Soon!