Open Rehearsal January 29th

Interested in joining the Elgin Master Chorale? Want to find out more? Join us for a no-audition, no-RSVP Open Rehearsal!

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Elgin Community College Arts Center, Building H



Looking for a way to add music to your life? Come to our Open Rehearsal! Sing some of our 2019 repertoire, experience what an EMC rehearsal is like, and then meet current members over refreshments.  Then, if you would like to, you can schedule your audition for later in January. Come to Bulding H at Elgin Community College - there will be signs and greeters to guide you to rehearsal. We'd love to have your voice among us!

847 214 7225


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, choral, or musical theatre 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 one of our regular rehearsal spaces. 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.  Membership is $200 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