Dr. Neal Woodruff
Concert Singers is a select ensemble of mixed voices. It performs a wide variety of choral literature, from madrigals to jazz, chamber pieces to choral-orchestral masterworks, and sacred selections. Primarily comprised of students majoring in music, membership is open to all students, and is by audition only. Concert Singers presents campus concerts, as well as touring regionally and internationally. Concert Singers is led by Dr. Neal Woodruff.
Q: When are auditions for Concert Singers?
A: Auditions are held at the beginning of the Fall semester, usually the Monday and Tuesday of before the first day of class. All student members must re-audition for the ensemble yearly.
Q: What are the audition requirements?
A: The audition requirements are as follows:
1. A prepared selection
2. Sight reading
3. Range exercises
4. Language excerpts
Q: What is the time commitment for this ensemble?
A: Concert Singers meets three times during the week (check course schedule for days and times). The ensemble also tours one or two weekends per semester. Since Concert Singers is a selective ensemble and performs a large volume of works throughout the students, Students are also expected to work on music outside of class on a consistent basis.