Requirements

The Bach Collegium chorus numbers between 30 and 50 singers. All participants are chosen by audition, which is arranged through appointment with the Artistic Director.

Interested singers can use the form on our Contact Us page to request an audition or call Daniel Reuning at (260) 485-2143. Singers should review the requirements and download the documents needed for an audition below.

Requirement 1

Sing the following, using solfège, letter names, or random syllables: the major scale the minor scale (natural, harmonic, and melodic). Download scales PDF

Requirement 2

Sing your voice part in J.S. Bach’s chorale setting of “Lord Jesus Christ, All Praise to Thee” (“Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ”). Download sheet music PDF

Requirement 3

Sing your voice part in a chorus of your choosing from Handel’s “Messiah” or some other contrapuntal setting.

Requirement 4

Sight-read your voice part in another Bach chorale setting.

Rehearsals

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