Senior Choir (12-18 years)Chœur des enfants de Montréal

Want to sing with CEM? Come AUDITION! Please email us to register.

Rehearsals: NDG Community Centre

Schedule: Wednesdays from 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm and every third Sunday from 1:30 to 3:45 pm

Annual Fees: $660 for the year (Septembre 2023 to June 2024)

Camp musical des Laurentides: October 20 – 22, 2023

The Senior Choir performs in two annual CEM concerts, accompanied by professional musicians. They also perform in the annual Earth Hour concert and in various other concerts and festivals. By exploring ambitious repertoire in a friendly atmosphere, choristers develop their:

  • vocal technique
  • interest in music theory and rhythms
  • ability to read a complex music score
  • capacity to sing in harmony (two to six parts)
  • team spirit
  • stage presence
  • ability to perform in a professional context
  • ability to sing by heart in different languages.

Each week, choristers will receive an online assignment to do or a list of lyrics to memorize. Choristers should spend between 5 and 30 minutes on this homework each week.

Criteria:

  • participate in the auditions. Please contact us to schedule an audition.
  • register (form and payment) before the first rehearsal on Wednesday, September 6 2023.
  • participate in the first rehearsal on Wednesday, September 6 2023, from 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm.
  • participate in the initiation session on Sunday, September 17 2023, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Audition Details:

  • Duration: 20 minutes;
  • The audition will take place in a relaxed, private meeting with the Artistic Director;
  • In order to determine the chorister’s vocal register and if the level of the Senior Choir suits them, they will be guided through a vocal warm-up, and then in learning an excerpt from a choral work selected by the Artistic Director at the time of the audition;
  • Optional: If he/she wishes, the chorister can prepare a short piece or an excerpt of a piece that he/she can sing a cappella or accompanied on the piano.  If you would like accompaniment, you must bring a paper copy of the score for the Artistic Director.

Concert Attire:

  • Either a concert dress to rent from CEM
  • Or black pants and a black shirt, to be purchased

For more information or to register Contact us

Senior Choir (12-18 years)Chœur des enfants de Montréal

Want to sing with CEM? Come AUDITION! Please email us to register.

Rehearsals: NDG Community Centre

Schedule: Wednesdays from 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm and every third Sunday from 1:30 to 3:45 pm

Annual Fees: $660 for the year (Septembre 2023 to June 2024)

Camp musical des Laurentides: October 20 – 22, 2023

The Senior Choir performs in two annual CEM concerts, accompanied by professional musicians. They also perform in the annual Earth Hour concert and in various other concerts and festivals. By exploring ambitious repertoire in a friendly atmosphere, choristers develop their:

  • vocal technique
  • interest in music theory and rhythms
  • ability to read a complex music score
  • capacity to sing in harmony (two to six parts)
  • team spirit
  • stage presence
  • ability to perform in a professional context
  • ability to sing by heart in different languages.

Each week, choristers will receive an online assignment to do or a list of lyrics to memorize. Choristers should spend between 5 and 30 minutes on this homework each week.

Criteria:

  • participate in the auditions. Please contact us to schedule an audition.
  • register (form and payment) before the first rehearsal on Wednesday, September 6 2023.
  • participate in the first rehearsal on Wednesday, September 6 2023, from 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm.
  • participate in the initiation session on Sunday, September 17 2023, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Audition Details:

  • Duration: 20 minutes;
  • The audition will take place in a relaxed, private meeting with the Artistic Director;
  • In order to determine the chorister’s vocal register and if the level of the Senior Choir suits them, they will be guided through a vocal warm-up, and then in learning an excerpt from a choral work selected by the Artistic Director at the time of the audition;
  • Optional: If he/she wishes, the chorister can prepare a short piece or an excerpt of a piece that he/she can sing a cappella or accompanied on the piano.  If you would like accompaniment, you must bring a paper copy of the score for the Artistic Director.

Concert Attire:

  • Either a concert dress to rent from CEM
  • Or black pants and a black shirt, to be purchased

For more information or to register Contact us