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Symphonic Orchestra & Chorus

Music 95D. Symphonic Chorus (2 units)

A 120-voice, intermediate-advanced choral ensemble combining UCSD students with community members, which performs a subscription series of masterwork concerts with the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus. Audition Requirements: An audition is required and consists of: 1) vocalizing for range, quality and accuracy of pitch; 2) sight-reading, progressing from easy to more difficult; 3) performance of a song. Prepare a song of your choice (an accompanist is provided, please bring your music, an excerpt is acceptable) from any genre of classical music, art song, sacred, secular, musical theater, or your voice part of a choral work. No pop music. 4) written section designed to demonstrate understanding of music scores; the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus website includes a practice written quiz. Contact Mea Daum, Chorus Manager, at ljchorus2@sbcglobal.net or 858-243-2045 (evenings) to schedule an audition. Auditions are by appointment and will be held in mid-to-late September. For more information visit: www.lajollasymphony.com or chorus@lajollasymphony.com.

 

Music 134. Symphonic Orchestra (4 units)

Repertoire is drawn from the classic symphonic literature of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries with a strong emphasis on recently composed and new music. Distinguished soloists, as well as The La Jolla Symphony Chorus, frequently appear with the orchestra. The La Jolla Symphony Orchestra performs two full-length programs each quarter, each program being performed twice. May be repeated six times for credit. Prerequisites: audition and department stamp required.
Additional Description: Students participating must enroll for credit. May be repeated six times for credit.
Audition Requirements: Refer to the La Jolla Symphony website (http://www.lajollasymphony.com/about/orchestra-auditions.php) for audition information. The online application form must be completed before the audition. Auditions will be held in late September. Orchestra Manager: Ted Bietz / 619-468-3234 or orchestra@lajollasymphony.com. Maestro, Steven Schick conducts.

 

La Jolla Symphony and Chorus http://www.lajollasymphony.com/