Choral Auditions | Graduate Choral Conducting

UNT Choir Auditions

To schedule a Fall 2024 audition, complete the audition form at this link.

Fall 2024 Audition Schedule

First-Year Students Should Register for a Choir Audition on Monday or Tuesday. All auditions will be in the Choir Room (MU 230)

Monday, August 12, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, August 13, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, August 14, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday, August 15, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


  1. What will take place at the audition?
  • You will perform a solo: Art Song, shorter Operatic Aria, hymn, or “My Country, Tis of Thee”.
  • You will be given brief exercises to demonstrate your sight-reading skills.
  • An accompanist will be provided for your audition. Bring a copy of the piece that you will perform for the audition. The music should be a clean copy in a three-ring binder, not loose sheets of music.
  1. Who is required to participate in the Choir Placement Auditions?
  • Undergraduate vocal performance majors
  • Undergraduate choral music education majors
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music voice students (until degree requirements are completed)
  • Graduate voice majors fulfilling their MULB requirement or seeking choral scholarship consideration
  • Note: Enrollment in at least one MULB each long semester is required of all music majors.
  1. Who has the choice to either audition for choir placement or simply enroll in a section of Chorale (Chorale TB/Camerata SA)?
  • Instrumental music majors
  • Students not majoring in music
  1. I’m new to UNT, what section of choir should I register for until I’m assigned to a choir?
  • If you are a Soprano or Alto: Register for MULB 1815.501 (Camerata)
  • If you sang in Kalandra last year: Register for MULB 1815.501 (Camerata)
  • If you are a Tenor or Bass: Register for MULB 1815.500 (Chorale)
  • Graduate S/A is MULB 5171.507. Graduate T/B MULB 5171.505
  1. How will I know if I receive a callback audition?
  • Callback invitations will be sent to students’ UNT email address.  Check your email frequently.
  1. If I have additional questions, who are the people that I should contact?



Friday, August 16 - A Cappella Choir
Basses 10:00-11:00 am
Tenors 11:00-12:00 pm
Altos 12:00-1:00 pm
Soprano 1:00-2:00 pm
Saturday, August 17 - University Singers/Concert Choir
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Note:  Enrollment in at least one MULB each long semester is required of all music majors. +

Category/Instructor Course Day Time Location
A Cappella Choir*
Dr. Allen Hightower
MULB 1801.500 MTWRF 1:00-1:50 MU230
Camerata (S/A)

MULB 1815.501





MU 254 (VH)

Chorale (T/B) MULB 1815.500 MTWR 12:00-12:50 MU232
Concert Choir*
Dr. Jessica Nápoles
MULB 1802.500 MTWR 2:00-2:50 MU230
University Singers*
Dr. Marques L.A. Garrett
MULB 1816.500 MTWRF 1:00-1:50 MU232
Vox Aquilae
Dr. Allen Hightower
MUEN 4530.002 MW
Voertman Hall
Additional Spring Semester Responsibilities:
Grand Chorus** (members of 1801, 1802, 1816)
Dr. Allen Hightower

UP FRONT!* Mus. Ed. Voice concentration.








** The singers of A Cappella Choir, University Singers, and Concert Choir comprise the Grand Chorus, and must be available for combined rehearsals on Tuesday evenings during the Spring semester. 

  • All choral music education majors are required to participate in the Up Front!
    (Questions: contact

+Laboratory and ensemble participation of scholarship recipients will be closely monitored by the COM Scholarship Office CH211).  An unsatisfactory report from any of the ensemble directors will result in disciplinary action, including possible termination of scholarship assistance.