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Information for Returning and Potential Singers

UC Berkeley Chamber Chorus   : :
Wei Cheng, Director

Information for returning and potential singers

Description:
The first day of rehearsal for Chamber Chorus is Jan. 23, and the first day of rehearsal for U Chorus is Jan. 24. Returning singers do not need to audition, unless they wish to switch voice part.

Concerts:

TBA  Noontime Choral Collage Concert  (Hertz Hall; with UC choirs)
Dress rehearsals:

TBA               

First rehearsal:
Wednesday, 8/22, 5:30-7:30pm – 320 Hertz Hall

Rehearsals:
Mondays, 5:30-7:30 – 250 Morrison
Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 – 320 Hertz Hall

Repertoire:

Noon Concert: April 17

Chamber Chorus University Chorus
ChenYi: Spring Dream (4’40)

John Rutter: The Owl and the Pussy Cat (2’14)

Arvo Part: Da Pacem Domine (5’40)

Ivan Hrusovsky: Rytmus (2’37)

Chenyi:

Chinese folk Songs:

Fengyang song; Diudiu Deng (3’)

Persichetti, 4 ee cumming choruses (7’50)

Hogan: Abide with me (4’16)

Jake Runestadt: Nyon Nyon (3’00)

Final Choral Concert: April 27

 

Lotti: Crucifixus (3’34) — (Chamber Chorus)

Rheinberger: Stabat Mater (13’06) – (University Chorus)

Michael Haydn: Tenebrae (3’21) – (Chamber Chorus)

Brahms: Gesang Der Parzen (song of fate) (11’16)

Palestrina: Sicut Cervus (3’17) –  (University Chorus)

Mendelssohn: Psalm 42 (25’) – (University Chorus)

Bach: BWV 50 (4’)

Bach: Dona Nobis Pacem (3’20)

Audition times:

The audition is Jan. 22 (2:30 – 5:30) and 23 (2:30 – 5:00) at Morrison 265. Sign up link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1x36wkYpPtfZyTiKc9lfhndfIzH0kIZJ1WmVCN-sYAc0/edit

Audition information:

Singers who participated in previous Chamber Choruses are accepted without an audition, but must sign up in an audition slot to be heard.

>>Please arrive a few minutes early to fill out any necessary forms

Audition description:

NB:  If you are absolutely unable to audition before the first rehearsal, please attend the first rehearsal anyway.  However, it is very possible that all slots will have already been filled.

  • Each audition will last 8 minutes and you should bring a prepared song (an accompanist will be provided). Please bring 3 copies (only 2 needed if performing from memory)