Auditions/Open Rehearsals

Choral Club of San Diego  – Auditions Jan 13

Choral Club of San Diego will be holding auditions for the Club Singers on Monday, January 13 at Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St, San Diego, CA. Auditions start at 6:30. Candidates should arrive by 6:25 to fill out contact information. The audition will be followed by an OPEN Mink Pack ensemble rehearsal. More information can be found on our Meetup page at https://www.meetup.com/Choral-Club-of-San-Diego/events/265354237/ or on the Choral Club of San Diego Website at https://choralclubofsd.org/. Anyone who cannot audition on this time and date, please contact the music committee to schedule an alternative audition time, music@choralclubofsd.org. For questions, please contact music@choralclubofsd.org.


Encore Vocal Ensemble – Auditions Jan 21, 7-10pm

Are you or someone you know interested in singing with Encore Vocal Ensemble for our Spring 2020 season? Now is your chance to audition. Our theme for the Spring 2020 season will be a “Party Theme”, including songs abut entertaining, food and libations! At this time we are looking for all voices – Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass/Baritone. The link to the Audition Survey that must be filled out and submitted in order for you to audition is here. All the information that you need to know to prepare for your audition is in the survey. Further info will be sent individually closer to the actual audition date. Encore’s Spring Shows will be on Friday June 12 & Saturday June 13. Tech Week will be June 7 (Sitzprobe), 8, 9, 10, & 11. **There can be no conflicts with tech week or either performance. We rehearse on Tuesday nights and additional Monday night rehearsals will be required for soloists (Monday nights may also be utilized for actors, dancers and additional small ensemble rehearsal as well). If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Matthew Starkey, Encore Membership & Social Chair, gmattpro@gmail.com.


Escondido Choral Arts 

The Center Chorale (adults) and The Center Children’s Chorus (ages 7-14, unchanged voices)


Key of She

Key of She is a San Diego based women’s ensemble formed in 2016. Our goal is to engage audiences in notable performances featuring an eclectic blend of genres and cultural influences. Our members are experienced singers and are expected to attend rehearsals prepared to work at the ensemble level, not just on rudimentary note and rhythm reading. Homework is assigned each week to keep everybody moving in the same direction. No formal auditions are scheduled for our upcoming winter session. If you are interested in joining us, please e-mail keyofshesd@gmail.com, or go to our web site, click the About page, and click the Contact link under “Auditions”.  


La Jolla Renaissance Singers

The La Jolla Renaissance Singers are looking for new members!  If you like to sing in a small, supportive a cappella ensemble where every voice counts, we may be the group for you! We’ve been presenting programs around San Diego County for more than 55 years. We rehearse Wednesdays from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the University City United Church: 2877 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122. For more information on our group, please visit our web site, LJRS.org, or send us a message at lajollarenaissancesingers@gmail.com.


La Jolla Symphony Chorus– Auditions Jan 11

La Jolla Symphony Chorus, Dr. Ruben Valenzuela, Choral Director, holds auditions on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The chorus rehearses on Wednesday evenings at the University of California, San Diego, Conrad Prebys Music Center.  Chorus membership is open to community members with music training as well as to students at UCSD. Male vocalists are especially needed for upcoming concerts. Chorus repertoire for winter quarter 2020 will be the performance of Benjamin Britten: War Requiem on March 14 and 15. The chorus has received local, national and international recognition for presenting well-known choral masterpieces as well as introducing unusual or rarely heard works to its audiences, and has been proclaimed official Cultural Ambassadors of the City and County of San Diego. The final concert of the season on June 6 and 7 will feature Gioachino Rossini: Stabat Mater. Audition appointment scheduling along with detailed information is available online at www.lajollasymphony.com.  See “Chorus Auditions” in the About Us section of the Website.


Martin Luther King Jr., Community Choir

We especially want more male voices, tenor and bass, so guys can join anytime during the season. Tell your friends! Rehearsals on Monday night from 6:30 to 8:30pm starting the Monday after Labor Day at College Avenue Baptist Church 4747 College Ave, San Diego, CA 92115.


Music Masters 

Visit us on Monday evenings from 6:45 to 9:30 for our men’s Barbershop singing and Tom Anderson’s teaching sessions.


Pacific Coast Harmony 

Pacific Coast Harmony barbershop ensemble is always welcoming new members – all you have to do is join us on a Tuesday evenings at 7 PM at Mount Soledad Presbyterian Church. More info here.


Pacific Women’s Chorus – First rehearsal Jan 14; Open Rehearsal Jan 28

Pacific Women’s Chorus is auditioning now!  On January 14, our spring rehearsals begin for our May 31 performance celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. Pacific Women’s Chorus has been performing throughout the greater San Diego area since 2005. We are an ambitious chamber ensemble dedicated to performing quality music for women’s voices from every era and genre.  We perform twice yearly – late May and mid-November, and on request at local retirement communities and for other charitable organizations.  If you believe music can make the world a better place, join us! Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, St. George Serbian Orthodox Church Parish Hall, 3025 Denver Street, San Diego, CA 92117. For audition information, please call or email our artistic director, Kate Thickstun, at (619) 805-5354 or kathickstun@gmail.com. Still undecided? Come to our open rehearsal January 28, 7 pm!


San Diego Festival Chorus – First rehearsal Jan 13

San Diego Festival Chorus welcomes new members! The San Diego Festival Chorus is a friendly and supportive non-audition group of singers who enjoys the challenge of learning all types of music, including classical masterworks and fun contemporary music.  Our chorus provides the community of San Diego with choral education and performance experience with full orchestral accompaniment, inspiring a lifelong love of music. We currently have about 60 members (from 16 years to 80+).  We are always looking for more singers to join us, especially tenors and basses, but all voices are welcome. Come check us out at our first rehearsal for our April 25th concert on Monday, January 13, 2020; 7:00 pm at Hillsdale Middle School at 1301 Brabham Street in El Cajon.  Registration is open until Monday, February 10, 2020. Visit www.sandiegofestivalchorus.org for more information.


San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir 

The award-winning and BILLBOARD charting San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir is always seeking new members.  To sit in on one of our rehearsals, find out more information on our group and/or to set up a very simple and easy audition please contact our director, Ruth Weber at (760) 803-6049.  


San Diego Chorus (Sweet Adelines) – Open House Jan 22

The San Diego Chorus of Sweet Adelines International has open auditions every Wednesday night at 6:45pm year-round in Room 207 in the Casa del Prado building across the street from the Natural History Museum in Balboa Park. The San Diego Chorus welcomes women of any age, race, nationality, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender expression to visit us for an open audition. We enjoy meeting singers looking for a place to be a part of a wonderful sisterhood filled with music, laughter and camaraderie. The San Diego Chorus is a highly trained and talented group that has earned more awards, medals and prizes than any local sports team. An a cappella show chorus of women singing 4-part harmony in the barbershop style, The San Diego Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is committed to both local entertainment and international competition. Led by Director Kathleen Hansen, each rehearsal is a lesson in vocal and performance skills. Along with musical development, the San Diego Chorus offers creative opportunities in areas like choreography, costume design, and show production. Leadership opportunities are available for every member.  Please visit our website, sdchorus.org.


San Diego Women’s Chorus – New member orientation Feb 2

New member orientation Sunday February 2, 2020 at Mission Hills United Church of Christ, 4070 Jackdaw St., San Diego 92103. Our only “audition” is to show ability to match pitch with the piano. Interested singers should rsvp to membership@sdwc.org.


Sun Harbor Barbershop Chorus – First rehearsal Jan 14

Sun Harbor Barbershop Chorus will be welcoming visitors and potential new members at its January 14, 2020 rehearsal.  We meet in the Casa del Prado Building, Room 207 in Balboa Park.  Our rehearsals begin at 7:00 pm.


Village Community Chorale: Spring Concert Auditions – Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert

Join us for this exciting piece with choir, soprano soloist, and big band by jazz legend Duke Ellington! Auditions will be conducted in a group format and consist of singing “Amazing Grace,” an excerpt from the “Sacred Concert” and some vocalization.

Audition Dates: 

  • Sunday, January 12, 1-3 pm
  • Tuesday, January 14, 7-9 pm
  • Sunday, January 19, 6-8 pm

Rehearsal Schedule: (All rehearsals take place on Saturday mornings from 9:30-noon unless otherwise noted. Singers may miss only one rehearsal, so please make sure you check your schedule carefully.)

  • Jan 25
  • Feb 1
  • Feb 15
  • Feb 29
  • March 14
  • March 28 (mandatory rehearsal with band; 9am start time)

Performance on March 29 (time TBA)

Please sign up for your audition slot here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0A4AADAF22A7F58-auditions

Detailed audition information and materials will be emailed to you after signing up. Please contact Danielle Perrault daniellep@villagechurch.org with any questions. We hope to see you there!