Your CompanyCU Gospel Choir

Auditions - Spring 2014

Anyone affiliated with Columbia University - undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, staff or faculty - is welcome to audition for the gospel choir or band. CUGC is always looking for singers and musicians who are passionate about music and ministry.

Auditions can be a scary process, but at CUGC our intention is not to intimidate but to encourage you every step of the way. We want to hear you at your best.

AUDITIONS
Dates: 28-30 January, 2014
Time: 8PM - 10PM
Location: Hamilton Hall

Walk-in or Reserve a Time Slot
Persons interested in auditioning can either sign up on the night of the audition or reserve an audition time slot in advance by emailing gospelchoir@columbia.edu or contacting us via our Contact Us page.

Drummers must reserve an audition time slot in advance so we can have a drum set available.

Available Time Slots:
--------------      8:30-8:40PM     9:00-9:10PM     9:30-9:40PM
8:10-8:20PM     8:40-8:50PM     9:10-9:20PM     9:40-9:50PM
8:20-8:30PM     8:50-9:00PM     9:20-9:30PM     9:50-10:00PM
*Please arrive 10-15 minutes in advance of your time slot.

CALLBACKS
Callbacks are for singers only
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Singers
During an audition, the CUGC music directors are not just trying to determine singing skills, but also blending ability and vocal range. Singers will have to to:
1. Perform a couple vocal exercises.
2. Sing a song of their of choice (30-60 seconds).
- If time is limited, the music director(s) may politely interrupt a singer's performance.
- Singers should chose an audition piece that is preferably from the R&B, Soul, Gospel or Christian genres.

Musicians
When possible, musicians should provide their own instruments
Guitarists - An acoustic guitar will be available.
Drummers - A drumkit will be available. Drummers must reserve a time slot in advance by emailing gospelchoir@columbia.edu
Pianist/Keyboardists - A simple keyboard will be available on the nights of the auditions.
Other Musicians - Please bring your own instrument(s).