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COTG 2020/21 Virtual Choral Experience: #AloneTogetherSinging

Are you Interested in Auditioning for Children of the Gospel?

Eligible age range: 9-18 years old
Deadline for Online Submissions: Thursday January 21, 2021 at 11:59pm

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AUDITION PROCESS

Auditions for Children of the Gospel Choir consist of two rounds: a preliminary online screening through Submittable.com and a secondary live virtual audition with COTG faculty via the Zoom videoconferencing platform.

1. Register for the preliminary online audition through https://washingtonperformingarts.submittable.com/submit.

  • Select Children of the Gospel Choir Vocal Auditions by clicking the “Submit” button.
  • You’ll be prompted to sign-in or create a free Submittable.com account at the bottom of the page.

2. Using the Submittable.com audition portal, submit video recordings of two (2) selections:

  • Star Spangled Banner (a cappella).
  • A selection chosen from the song list found on the Submittable audition webpage. Your second selection should include musical accompaniment such as piano, guitar, or prerecorded track.

3. Washington Performing Arts Staff will notify you of your audition results and, if applicable, schedule your virtual live audition time.

4. Candidates who advance to Round 2 will participate in virtual live auditions.

  • Candidates will sing two (2) selections.
  • Candidates will also participate in sight reading and rhythm exercises.

Virtual live auditions will be scheduled at the beginning of each of two performance cycles:

  • September 2020 – December 2020
  • January 2021 – June 2021

Deadline for Online Submissions: Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 11:59pm

Next Virtual Live Audition: Saturday, January 23, 2020

***Please Note: As a part of our vocal and musicianship curriculum, all newly accepted and current choir members are expected to participate in our Winter Virtual Choir Retreat.***

Winter Virtual Retreat: January 30, 2021

If you have questions contact us at gospelchoirs@washingtonperformingarts.org.