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Choral Placement Registration

KU Choral Placement for Fall 2020 will be online only!

Use this form to signup for a 10-minute online choral audition: KU Choral Placement Registration. During auditions, the choral faculty will help students adjust their schedules accordingly. Auditions will be held online via zoom (link below) on August 24-27, with online rehearsals beginning on August 31. During your audition, you will be able to express your preference for online rehearsals or a hybrid mode. The choral faculty will explain both formats to all students and will communicate with them regarding their choir placement and initial rehearsals.

All new and returning students must complete a placement audition for the 2020-2021 season. Please click the link above to sign up for a placement time and create a KU Choral account, which will be used to place you in a choir. Returning students must update their information (class, availability, etc...). 

Placement Assessment

Assessments will be held online only via zoom:  https://kansas.zoom.us/j/94026262992 Passcode: 194666

Please show up 5 minutes prior to your scheduled time. You will be placed in a virtual waiting room upon entrance. The choral faculty will allow you into the virtual meeting room when it is time for your assessment. 

Students should have their class schedule with them. The choral faculty will help with your choir registration after your placement.

The assessment will last approximately 10 minutes and will consist of:

  • Vocalization
  • Pitch-matching
  • Singing one verse of "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" (pdf)
  • You can use one of the three mp3 accompaniment recordings of My Country Tis of Thee for your practice and audition. Please, select the key that best works for you: F, G, or Ab
  • Sight-reading

If you have technical difficulties signing up for your choir placement or during your zoom audition, please email Clinton Johnson, cwjohnson@ku.edu.

Please direct all questions and concerns to KU Choral Division at mfarah@ku.edu.

Placement Results
Placement results for all choirs will be posted online by August 30.

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