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San Francisco Bach Choir

Posted: August 6, 2013

Auditions include singing a prepared piece and short simple sight-reading. Please bring either a solo vocal work, or an excerpt from a choral work to sing. Baroque repertoire is preferred but other historical eras will be acceptable as well. The choir seeks singers with strong musical skills and the capacity to sing with a minimum of vibrato.

Audition Deadline Ongoing
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 855-4SF-BACH (855-473-2224)
Ensemble Type Chorus
Estimated Ensemble Size Varies about 40 to 60.
Experience Required Experienced singers w/good sight-reading skills.
Performances/Year Usually four, October, December, March & May
Professional/Amatuer/Mixed Amateur
Fee/Service N/A
Dues Yes

About this organization

The San Francisco Bach Choir is an auditioned volunteer choir providing the Bay Area with exceptional concerts, singing music of all periods but focused particularly on the music of J.S. Bach, his contemporaries, and predecessors. Founded in 1936, it is one of the oldest continuously performing community choirs in the western United States. The Choir uses a historically informed approach, period instruments, and professional instrumentalists and soloists.

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