Ensembles
The Orchestra, Chorus, and Jazz Ensemble are Goucher's large ensembles. Other groups include the Goucher Chamber Music Group, Chamber Singers, Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop, and the African Drum and Dance Ensemble. An audition or permission of the instructor is required to participate. Audition times are announced at the beginning of each semester. Course credit may be earned at the rate of 1.5 credit hours per semester per group. Ensemble participation can be taken for credit or as an audit.

African Drum and Dance

Chamber Music Seminar

Choirs

Jazz Ensemble

Orchestra

Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop

 

Goucher College Music Department Ensemble Audition Dates

Chorus, MUS 140
Monday, August 31, 1:30 pm
Wednesday, September 2, 28, 1:30 pm
Merrick Lecture Hall
You can sign up for a time to sing for Dr. McDavitt during the 1st week's rehearsals, or you can sign up on the sheet posted on his office door (KA 113).

Orchestra MUS 141
Orchestra MUS 141, Information Meeting:
Tuesday, September 1, 3:00 pm
Auditions for New Members:
Tuesday and Thursday, September 1 & 3
Haebler Memorial Chapel
Dr. Koehler will email the audition schedule
to all students registered for MUS 141 on
Mon. 8/31. Late registrants should come on
Tuesday 9/1 at 3 pm to sign up for an audition time.

Chamber Singers, MUS 143
Tuesday, September 1, 1:30 pm
Thursday, September 3, 1:30 pm
Haebler Memorial Chapel
You can sign up for a time to sing for Dr. McDavitt during the 1st week's rehearsals, or you can sign up on the sheet posted on his office door (KA 113).

Chamber Music Seminar, MUS 144
Monday, August 31, 7:00 pm
Merrick Lecture Hall
Students should bring their instrument and have one piece of classical music prepared.

Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop, MUS 147
Wednesday, September 2,
11:00 am-12:15 pm
Merrick Lecture Hall
Please prepare one aria, art song, or musical theatre piece to perform from memory for the audition.  English or Italian is preferred. 

Accompanist will be provided, please bring legible piano score in correct key.

Singers of all voice types and backgrounds are encouraged to audition.

Students must register for MUS 147 and attend weekly class meetings .

Jazz Ensemble, MUS 149
Tuesday, September 1, 1:10 pm,
Merrick Lecture Hall
An audition sign-up form will be posted on the door of KA 203 on Monday, August 31.