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Choral / Vocal Music

VOICE AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: (CHOIR AND SCHOLARSHIP)
  • 2 Songs memorized (Your selections should be of the same quality as a Texas UIL Solo)
  • 1 of the 2 songs should be in a language other than English
  • Sight-sing a unison melody
*an accompanist will NOT be provided. Student may bring an accompanist or sing with a recorded accompaniment. **Please note that an accompanist WILL be available at the Saturday, May 12th audition.
VOICE AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: (CHOIR ONLY)
  • 1 Song of your choice
  • Sight-sing a unison melody
*an accompanist will NOT be provided. Student may bring an accompanist or sing with a recorded accompaniment. **Please note that an accompanist WILL be available at the Saturday, May 12th audition.


The choral music department at Richland College offers four ensembles covering a wide variety of musical styles.

CHAMBER SINGERS:
This is a large mixed ensemble. The choir performs a wide variety of choral styles. Audition is required.

VOX FEMINA:
This is a small select women’s vocal ensemble. The choir performs a wide variety of choral styles. Audition is required.

RICHMEN:
This is a small select men’s vocal ensemble. The choir performs a wide variety of choral styles. Audition is required.

JAZZ SINGERS:
This ensemble provides students with the opportunity to study and perform jazz style choral literature. Audition is required.

VOICE CLASS I:
This course is for non-voice majors. It presents the principles of breathing, voice production, tone control, enunciation, and phrasing.

CHORUS: OPERA WORKSHOP
Students learn and perform various opera scenes from a variety of time periods and styles. Audition is required.