LA Senior Division

The Los Angeles Senior Division of the National Children’s Chorus consists of the Debut Ensemble, the Premier Ensemble, and Scholars. In the Senior Division, students with prior musical experience refine their skills to the highest professional standards and perform in their own state-of-the-art concert series at various venues around Los Angeles including Royce Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and more. Members of the Senior Division are invited to participate in our annual international summer tours, and have the opportunity to perform with the New York City chapter in performances at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates for the Senior Division will be described by the following characteristics:

  • • Age 10 years or older
  • • Significant choral, musical, solo or vocal performance experience

The audition will consist of the following elements:

  • • Scales (to evaluate the tone quality of the voice)
  • • Rhythmic exercises (to evaluate rhythmic precision)
  • • Pitch matching (to evaluate intonation)
  • • Question and answer session (to evaluate attitude, personality, manners and behavior)
  • • Solo Piece – a song of the applicant’s choosing that best shows the student’s vocal and expressive capability. The piece may be a cappella or with piano accompaniment. If accompanied, please bring music in the correct performance key.
Please Note: All application fees are non-refundable.