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Try out for the Harvard University Choir!

Try out for the Harvard University Choir!

August 1, 2014

Fall 2014 auditions for UChoir have been scheduled for the beginning of Fall Term. See dates/times below. No appointment is necessary for the audition, simply prepare a short selection. You are also free to sing a song like Happy Birthday or a well-known hymn tune. An accompanist will be provided. Held in the choir room of the Memorial Church (enter via accessible entrance opposite Canaday dorms). 

First Round Auditions
Saturday, August 30, 2–4 p.m.
Monday, September 1, 2–4 p.m.
Tuesday, September 2, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, September 4: 2–4 p.m.

UChoir Tea-time & Open Rehearsal
Thursday, September 4, 4–6 p.m.
4–5 p.m., Tea-time (meet and socialize with current UChoir members)
5–6 p.m., Open rehearsal (come sing with UChoir in preparation for our Sunday morning service)

About the Choir

For over 170 years the Harvard University Choir has provided a unique opportunity for student singers to perform choral literature at the highest level, both in concert and during the services of The Memorial Church. A demanding, yet rewarding experience, the choir is regarded by many as the premier program in college chapel music in the United States. The choir is also a place for students to broaden their musical horizons, many as composers and conductors as well as singers, and provides a wonderful opportunity to meet other gifted musicians. The rehearsals, which last for 90 minutes on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, easily fit into most graduate and undergraduate academic schedules. The sense of community is strengthened by pre–rehearsal coffee hours and post event parties, fostering friendships that last well beyond Harvard.

UChoir at Memorial Church Services

Most choir events are open to the community to attend free of charge. For popular seasonal and special events, seating may be limited so be sure to come early!

Sunday Service (Fall & Spring Term)
Sundays, 11am
The Memorial Church

Morning Prayers (Fall & Spring Term)
Mon-Sat in Term, 8:45-9am
Appleton Chapel

Compline (Fall & Spring Term)
1st Thursday of the month, 10pm
Appleton Chapel