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Choral / Vocal Music

AUDITIONS: Please note that there will be a special audition date on Saturday, May 12th, 2018. All vocal majors are encouraged to attend this date. If you cannot attend, you can request another date. Scholarship Auditions must be completed by July 1st. To sign up for the May 12th date or to request another date, please email Professor Melissa Logan at melissalogan@dcccd.edu.
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.