I had an amazing time with your lovely choir. I am so impressed by the openness, enthusiasm, and sense of community in the Annex Singers. Very few groups have achieved the sort of connection and social capital that you have fostered. It was so inspiring to be in their presence.

— Dr. Gerard Yun, Choral Improvisation Workshop, July 2015

17 - Annex Singers - April 2017

Singers Wanted!

If you love to sing and have a passion for choral music, we invite you to audition. Our choir is dynamic and innovative, and strong musicianship skills, sight-reading and vocal/choral experience are needed to meet the challenges.

We are currently auditioning for all parts: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass.

Rehearsals

We rehearse on Monday evenings from 7:30 to 9:45, and extra sectional rehearsals may be scheduled each term. The full choir normally meets at St. Thomas’s Anglican Church at 383 Huron Street, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, in the 2021-2022 season part of the choir rehearses in person each week (fully vaccinated, with masks and appropriate distancing) while the other members join in via Zoom. We anticipate that by Fall 2022, we will have returned in person to our home at St. Thomas’s.

What to expect in the audition

Auditions last about fifteen minutes and are led by the Artistic Director, Maria Case, assisted by one or two other executive members. The audition consists of the following:

Vocal Warm-ups – The director will lead a few vocal exercises to help you warm up your voice and establish a comfortable range.

Prepared Song – This can be a traditional folk song, art song or hymn, accompanied or a cappella. If you would like to be accompanied, please bring an extra copy of your music.

Sight-reading Passage – This will be an accompanied piece or passage in a comfortable range. The text will be in English, although you may also choose to sing on a vowel.

Discussion – There will be an opportunity to ask questions about the choir and the coming season.

To schedule your audition, please access the audition sign-up form below. Alternatively, contact the Membership Coordinator at torontoannexsingers@gmail.com.


Click here for Audition Sign-Up Form