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Audition

Find your voice with
Milwaukee Children’s Choir!

We would love to teach your child to sing!
Every child has a voice and every child can learn to use their voice to enjoy a lifetime of singing.

All new singers will need to fill out the interest form on the left. 

Children who are entering grades 3-12 and are new to MCC will need to audition. 

If your child is entering grades K3-2nd, no audition is necessary. Please fill out the interest form and someone will be in contact with you shortly on how to register. 

Placement Audition Process

PLEASE SEE COVID-19 UPDATE BELOW FOR 2020-2021 AUDITIONS

Auditions vary slightly based on grade level and most do not require advanced preparation.
(If you have a song that you have prepared and would like to sing it, you may.)

1. Sing simple vocal warm-ups
2. Sing Happy Birthday with no accompaniment
3. Listening skills (singing back pitches played)
4. For older singers- Music fundamental theory questions

Purpose of Placement Auditions

 

– Allows choir directors to understand where each chorister is in regards to musical knowledge and performance

– Provides an opportunity for professional individual feedback

– Auditions are NOT intended to create an exclusive perception or club culture

– Prepares chorister for additional singing opportunities through MCC and school choirs that will require an audition

COVID 19- Update

Auditions for MCC Season 20-21 will still be held but in a different format then listed above for 2020-2021 Season.  After filling out the Interest Form, and if you are in grades 3rd-12th, please submit the following to membership@milwaukeechildrenschoir.org.

All New Singers 
When sending a video, please introduce yourself and your age/grade.
 
New high school students 
Send a video of yourself singing 60 seconds a song of your choosing.  Could be something you performed for solo and ensemble or a talent show.  Also sing a Solfege/Singing Scale and a major triad- Do  Mi  So.
 
Middle School: 6-8 Grades
Send a video of yourself singing 60 seconds a song of your choosing.  Could be something you performed for solo and ensemble or a talent show.  Also sing a Solfege/Singing Scale from Do to Do.
 
Grades 3-5 
Send a video of your child singing “Happy Birthday” or “Row Row Row your Boat”.