Adult Chorus Auditions


Auditions for our Symphonic Chorus will be held in August, September, January, May, and June by appointment. To Set up a time, please call 703-642-3277 or us at auditions@fairfaxchoralsociety.org (Subject: Symphonic Chorus Auditions).

Here is the audition information for the 2017-2018 season:
New Member Audition Piece
Membership Registration Form
Membership Handbook

(2017-2018) Requirements for Auditions

  • New members will be asked to sing a prepared piece of our choosing (portions of Morton Lauridsen’s Sure on This Shining Night) and a short sight-reading exercise.
  • Auditions are private with the Artistic Director.
  • Members are expected to read music and have experience singing in a choral group.
  • Members are also expected to be strong singers, able to carry their voice part in an ensemble, while blending with the overall choral sound.

Requirements for Membership

  • The Symphonic Chorus performs about four concerts per year. Members are expected to sing all concerts. A performance and rehearsal calendar is provided at the beginning of each season.
  • Rehearsals are Monday evenings, from 7:30-9:50 pm at Fairfax Presbyterian Church. Members are expected to attend all rehearsals. Additional orchestra rehearsals are held during the week of a performance.
  • Limited absences will be granted for business travel and/or illness.
  • Members are expected to sell concert tickets and encouraged to participate in fund-raising activities and volunteer opportunities.

Membership Dues and Other Fees 2017-2018

  • Membership dues for the full season are $415; part-year dues are $315 (September-December or January-May).
  • Payment plans and needs based full/partial scholarships are available. Please complete a confidential Scholarship Application and return it to the FCS office no later than August 15, 2017 for consideration.
  • For performances, men wear black tuxedos with black tie and cummerbund and women wear performance skirts & tops purchased through FCS.
  • Members purchase their own music through FCS. Costs vary per concert.