May 5, 2009

2010-2011 Choral Auditions

Want to sing? If you do, we have a place for you at the University of Minnesota! Ensemble Placement hearings for the 2010-11 academic year will take place on September 7-9, 2010 in room 90 of Ferguson Hall. To schedule an audition, please call Laura Specht at 612-624-5056 or email her at

Please prepare 30 seconds of music from a song of your choice. Please bring a copy of the sheet music, an accompanist will be provided. If you do not have any music, you may sing a familiar song like a simple folk song or patriotic song. You will also be asked to sightread a short passage and do some simple vocal exercises.

Campus Singers - New Section

Campus Singers (MUS 3230,section 4) has a new section that will meet at TCF Bank Stadium on Mondays from 6:30-8:15. This ensemble is non-auditioned and is opened to all members of the University community, including students from all schools, faculty, staff and alumni. Campus Singers is a 2 credit class. The Campus Singers will sing diverse repertoire from various periods, including folk music from multiple cultures. If you are interesting in joining this ensemble, please contact Hyun Chung Ji at

August 23, 2010

NEW DEADLINE for Choral Graduate Study Applications

If you plan to submit an application for MM or DMA in Choral Conducting, please be advised of these new deadlines. For any questions, please email Kathy Romey at

November 10 - Fully completed files due

November 15-19 - Notify candidates of on campus interview

December 6 & 13 - On campus interviews

January 2011 - Candidates notified of admissions decisions