Vocal

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Vocal Audition Information

Audition Dates

  • Solo
    • Solo of worthwhile educational value, no more than 2 minutes in length, memorized
  • All-State Mixed Choral Audition piece
    • The Singing Heart    
      Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)
      SATB (Choir I) & SATB (Choir II)
      Oxford University Press  [BC39]
      OU.9780193433076

    • Learning CD available from www.eercmusic.com

  • Perform voice part by memory with the official NMMEA accompaniment recording

  • Soprano1, Alto 1, Tenor 1 and Bass 1 should audition as Choir 1
  • Soprano 2, Alto 2, Tenor 2 and Bass 2 should audition as Choir II
  • Sight-reading

2018 Ensemble Programs

Mixed Choir,  Dr. Edith Copley, Conductor

Cantate Domino (Kanta Jaunari Kantu Berria)
Josu Elberdin (b. 1976)
SSAATTBB a capella sung in English, Basque and Latin
GIA Music
WJM1138

“Praise the Lord” from Judas Maccabeus
F. Handel (1685-1759)/arr. Hal Hopson (b. 1933)
SATB with piano sung in English
Hal Leonard/Shawnee Press
HL 35017271

Bawo Thixo Somandla
Mxolisi Matyila/ arr. Sidumo Nyamezele
SATTB a cappella sung in the South African language of Xhosa earthsongs S-311

The Singing Heart (Audition Piece)
Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)
SATB (Choir I) & SATB (Choir II) with 11 handbells sung in English
Oxford University Press  [BC39]
OU.9780193433076

 Musical Risotto
Jonathan Willcocks (1953)
SATB with piano sung in Italian
Roger Dean  distributed by Lorenz
#HRD363

Ballade to the Moon
Daniel Elder (b. 1986)
SATB (with some divisi) with piano sung in English
GIA Publications, Inc.
G-8071

Way Ovuh in Beulah Lan’
Stacey V. Gibbs (b. 1964)
SSATTB a cappella sung in English
Hal Leonard/Gentry Publications
HL08745936

2018 All State Treble Choir, Dr. Anthony Maglione, conductor

Heleluyan – Muscogee (Creek), arr. Nancy Grundahl
SSAA, a cappella
Alliance
0867

Exultate, Justi, In Domino – Herman Hollander (1600-1636), ed. Rebecca Rottsolk
SSAA, a cappella
Alliance
AMP 0770 

Koowu – Maryam Khoury (b. 1983)
SSA, a cappella, dumbek (drum)
Santa Barbara  distributed by Lorenz
SBMP 695                             

Father William from Three Choral Settings from “Alice in Wonderland” –  Irving Fine (1914-1962)
SSA, piano
Hal Leonard price
48018700

Vestigia – Imant Raminsh (b. 1943) 
SSA, piano, violin, cello
Hal Leonard price 
#48004475

Regina coeli – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
SSAA, SA soli a cappella
Cpdl.org 
http://www1.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Regina_coeli,_Op._37,_No._3_(Johannes_Brahms)

Gloria –  Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978)
SSAA, piano 4 hands
GIA Music
WLG131