Perform beautiful pieces, meet others who love singing just like you, and add some music to your life -- join EMC!


7:00-8:00 p.m.

Elgin Community College Arts Center

Interested in becoming an EMC member? Join us for an Open Rehearsal September 4th! No commitment, no RSVP -- just join us in song for the evening! You'll get to sing with current EMC members under the direction of our Music Director Andrew Lewis for an hour. Then, meet members and ask questions about joining over an informal reception. For more information, email or call 847 214 7954.

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