Festival Choir 2017 – Brahms Requiem

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Johannes Brahms – Requiem

(PLEASE NOTE: The 2017 Festival Choir has been chosen. Please check back in the Fall of 2017 for the next Festival Choir opportunity in 2018.)

With the addition of more singers and instrumentalists we will be performing the Requiem by Johannes Brahms.  The preparation and performances of this time-honored work will provide performers and listeners with an incredible experience of outstanding sounds.  You can be a part of this marvelous experience.  Click for more about the background of the Brahms Requiem.

Good choral singers are needed to join the professional chamber choir and orchestra of Exultate in this exciting project. This is your chance to perform this incredible masterpiece (in English) in three concerts.  Your commitment is to attend six rehearsals and three concerts. Participant fee will be $30.00 which helps in publicity and instruction materials.

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2017 FESTIVAL CHOIR TIME COMMITMENT

• Rehearsals: 7-10 pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Bloomington

Thursday – February 2
Thursday – February 9, 16, 23
Thursday – March 2, 9

• Performances: March 2017

Friday, March 10, 2016 – 7:30 PM – Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 7401 County Rd 101, Maple Grove
Saturday, March 11, 2016 – 7:30 PM – Church of the Annunciation, 509 West 54th Street, Minneapolis
Sunday, March 12, 2016 – 4:00 PM – First Lutheran Church, 1555 40th Avenue NE, Columbia Heights

2017 EXULTATE FESTIVAL CHOIR AUDITIONS – Fill out appication below

Auditions – less than 7 minutes and “painless” – (no solo literature required – good choral singing a must) Tuesday, January 24, 2017 – 6:00 – 9:45 PM – Christ the King Lutheran Church – Bloomington.

About Auditions: They last no more than 7 minutes and include some singing of scales, vocal exercises, sight-reading, tonal memory and vowel production. You will be asked to sing Silent Night (we will have the music available).  No prepared solo is required or desired.

Just fill out the application form below and we will be back in touch with you to schedule your audition for Tuesday evening, January 24, 2017.

For more information or questions, call the Exultate office after Christmas at 651-707-0727.

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