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Vocal Music Scholars Education Program

Program Highlights

  • Open to rising freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors (Fall of 2023)

  • Open to singers in all sections

  • Highly Selective:

    • up to 3 singers per section

  • Opportunity to perform with adult singers

  • Opportunity to perform with a full orchestra at every concert

  • All performances in Montgomery County

  • 2 Concerts a year

  • All singers receive a stipend at the end of the concert season

  • Attend weekly rehearsals on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-9:00pm at Calvary United Methodist Church, Ambler PA.

    • Scholars are allowed to miss one rehearsal a month with the exception of concert week

Audition Requirements

Vocalization: Vocalize to hear both upper and lower range.

​Repertoire: Perform one piece of your choosing. Can be an Aria, Art Song, Folk Song, movement from an Oratorio, or a Ballad from the musical theater repertoire. No pop songs or music theater pieces that require belting. No more than 5 mins.

Sight-Reading and ear training: You will be asked to sight-read a piece. Up to 10 measures and a pitch-matching exercise.

CLICK HERE to register

Application Deadline: April 10

Once your application is accepted, you will receive an email to schedule your audition time.

Auditions dates and times:

Wednesday, April 19: 6:30-8:30pm

Tuesday, April 25: 6:30-9:30pm

Location: Calvary Methodist Church, 16 E Park Ave, Ambler, PA 19002

If accepted into the program, players will be REQUIRED to attend all rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and concerts.


2023-2024 Concert Season:

Festival of Carols : Concert with the MCCO Chorale and Orchestra

Trinity Lutheran Church, Lansdale

Concert: Sunday, December 3 - 3:00pm

Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, December 2 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Spring Concert - Featuring Mendelssohn's rarely performed and exuberant Symphony No. 2 for Choir, Orchestra, and vocal soloists

Upper Dublin High School Performing Arts Center (TBD)

Concert: Sunday, April 14- 3:00pm or Sunday April 21 -3:00pm (Date will be determined when venue is solidified)

Dress Rehearsal: Saturday April 13 9:00am-12:00pm or Sunday, April 20 9:00am-12:00pm (Date will be determined when venue is solidified)

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