Auditions - Fall 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.
Dates: 2-4 September, 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 email@example.com 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:
8:00-8:10      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 are for singers only
Date: Friday, September 5th, 2014
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 of 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.
When possible, musicians should provide their own instruments
Drummers - A drumkit will be available. Drummers must reserve a time slot in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Pianist/Keyboardists - A simple keyboard will be available on the nights of the auditions.
Other Musicians - Please bring your own instrument(s).