Auditions for 2019/2020 JH GT Chorus will be held in September. All interested students can get Audition Packets from Mr. Dogas at the start of the year.


WHAT IS THE JH GT CHORUS?

The HCPSS JH GT Chorus is a select group of students representing the most talented middle school (Grades 7, 8 and 9) choristers from throughout Howard County. This is an audition-based choir, and auditions are held in September. All interested students can audition.


The HCPSS MS Honors Chorus is a select group of students representing the most talented middle school (Grade 6) choristers from throughout Howard County. Students selected to participate spend several days in rehearsals with a guest conductor before presenting a public performance. The performance is held in conjunction with the HCPSS Childrens' Chorus. This is a select choir, and 5-6 students from EMMS will be invited to participate.

WHAT IS THE MS HONORS CHORUS?


HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?

Students interested in auditioning for the HCPSS GT Chorus should inform their director by completing the HCPSS MS GT Chorus Registration Form. Audition music is prepared and performed for a panel of judges in late September. 

There is no audition held for the HCPSS Honors Chorus. Instead, directors recommend advanced students for placement in this ensemble. If your son or daughter is interested in participating, please contact Mr. Dogas for consideration. Rehearsals and the public performance occur in the Spring.


WHERE DO I GET AUDITION MUSIC?

The audition requirements for the JH GT Chorus are the same as the MMEA Junior All State Chorus and are published by MMEA. 

For practice copies of the audition music and practice tracks, please visit here.


WHAT ELSE IS INVOLVED WITH THE AUDITION?

JH GT Chorus - The audition for the HCPSS MS GT Chorus has several musical components, including:

  • Accompanied Piece - "Alleluia” by Mozart

  • A cappella Piece - “The Water is Wide”

  • Rhythmic Sight Reading

  • Melodic Sight Reading