Honor Choir/Voice

Singing Level 5 – 6 Honor ChoirLength
Scale & ArpeggioSing scale and arpeggio of the key in which your selected song is written. If the song is written in the minor key, sing the melodic minor. 15-60
seconds
Audition SongSing a simple vocal piece. It may be a song selected from Christian hymns or folk tunes.
*Alternative: If the above requirements do not work for you, select and sing one of your current school/community choir’s repertoires written for SSAA or SATB (sing in your voice part: soprano, alto, tenor, or bass)
**Piano or instrumental accompaniment is not required but optional.
2-5 minutes
Singing Level 7 – 10 Honor ChoirLength
Scale & ArpeggioSing scale & arpeggio of the key in which your selected song is written. If the song is written in the minor key, sing the melodic minor.15-60 seconds
Audition SongSing a vocal solo piece selected from Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or 20th Century/Contemporary period. It may be a solo piece from operas, oratorios, cantatas, Lieder, or concert works. A solo song renditioned from any other musical periods or a newly composed piece is acceptable.
*Alternative: If the above requirements do not work for you, select and sing one of your current school/community choir repertoires written for SSA or SATB (sing in your voice part: soprano, alto, tenor, or bass).
**Piano or instrumental accompaniment is not required but optional.
2-10 minutes
You may sing “ee” instead of “ah”
Singing Level 11 – 12 Honor ChoirLength
Scale, Arpeggio, & ChromaticSing scale & arpeggio of the key in which your selected song is written. If the song is written in the minor key, sing the melodic minor. Sing the chromatic scale above (if it is too high or low, use a movable “Do” which fits your vocal range).15-60 seconds
Etude (Vocalise)Sing one solo étude from Etude Melodiques Click here (high, medium, low voices), or any other vocal exercises.1-2 minutes
Two Audition SongsFirst, sing a solo piece selected from Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or 20th Century/Contemporary period. It may be a solo piece from operas, oratorios, cantatas, Lieder, or concert works. A solo song renditioned from any other musical periods or a newly composed piece is acceptable. As a second song, sing one of your current choir songs written for SSAA or SATB, singing in your voice part (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, or Bass).
*Piano or instrumental accompaniment is not required but optional.
2-10 minutes
Singing Level 11 – 12 Honor Choir plus Vocal SoloistLength
Required RepertoireSing one solo étude (see Audition Level 11-12)
First, select two solo songs in contrasting tempos from the categories by Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or 20th Century/Contemporary period, then select the third solo song in free tempo and style. A solo song renditioned from any other musical periods or a newly composed piece is acceptable.
Solo Song 1: (slow tempo)
Solo Song 2: (fast tempo)
Solo Song 3: (free selection)
*Piano or instrumental accompaniment required.
*Sing scale, arpeggio, & chromatic before you sing each selected solo piece.
*If a solo piece is too long, you may cut or skip some sections (need to mark on the score).
*You may shorten piano or instrumental introduction, bridge, interlude, postlude, coda etc.
7-30 min