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Choral / Vocal Music

Attention High School Seniors: The Music Department invites you to "Thunder Days" on April 24, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Discover the Music Department programs including choral and instrumental music. You will visit classes, talk with students, and if desired, take an audition applicable to scholarships. Sign Up Now
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.