Directed by Darrin Hassevoort, the CSO Chorus has been in existence for more than 50 years and is a volunteer organization of community singers that accompanies the Symphony on choral works and concerts ranging from Mozart and Verdi to Video Games Live and The Music of Queen.
Chorus auditions are scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 1, starting at 6 p.m.
To request an audition time, contact Mary Lynn Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 423-304-1535.
Singers should prepare two contrasting selections (at least one aria or art song in a foreign language is preferred, and one Broadway selection is allowed). An accompanist is provided.
The Chorus typically rehearses every Monday evening throughout the season, plus has at least two dress rehearsals during a concert week.
The CSO Chorus will join the Symphony on the following 2013-14 programs:
Nov. 11, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. – Memorial Auditorium, Veterans’ Day concert;
Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. – Tivoli Theatre, Mozart’s Requiem;
Dec. 21, at 7:30 p.m., and Dec 22, at 3 p.m. – Tivoli Theatre, Home for the Holidays;
Jan. 20, 2014, at 5 p.m. – Tivoli Theatre, MLK Celebration;
March 9, 2014, at 3 p.m. – Volkswagen Conference Center, Opera’s Bad Boys and Girls; and
April 27, 2014, at 3 p.m. – Volkswagen Conference Center, Shostakovich and Vivaldi.