Sing at Brock!

Niagara Choral Workshop 2022

Spend three days this summer in the beautiful Niagara region!

AUGUST 24 TO 27, 2022

Workshops, Discussion Groups, Conducting Masterclasses
Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts Brock University
Downtown Campus, 
15 Artists’ Common | St. Catharines, Ontario

CHOIR AUDITION INFORMATION 2022

Choir Rehearsal Times

University Choir (SATB)

Mondays 2:30-4:20 pm

Thursdays 2:30-3:20 (Sopranos & Altos)

Thursdays 3:30-4:20 (Tenors & Basses)

Sora Singers (SSAA)

Thursdays 6:30 – 9:20 pm

Audition Information

The Audition will include the following:

Singing of The Salley Gardens (Verse 1 only) Link to Sheet Music

Sight-singing of two short melodies

Clapping a rhythmic excerpt

Sing-backs of several melodies played for you

A short discussion about your musical background and experience

*Please arrive at your audition early to complete an audition form. Auditions are held in MIW 208.

Sign Up for your Audition

Please Sign Up for your Audition here.

Audition Location
Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts Brock University
Downtown Campus, 
15 Artists’ Common (MIW Room 208) | St. Catharines, Ontario

Important Information

Our choirs are open to ALL Brock University students, staff, faculty and community members.

All students are welcome to register in choir as a course (but are not required to do so). Permission to register for non-music students will be given after a successful audition (music students can register prior to auditions).

ALL SINGERS accepted into the choir are expected to attend all rehearsals and performances throughout the year (whether or not you are taking the course for credit). Dates for the entire year will be provided at your audition.

Rehearsals begin the week of September 12.

For More Information

For more information please contact

Dr. Rachel Rensink-Hoff

Office: MIW 208
905 688 5550 x3823
rrensinkhoff@brocku.ca

Special Events

SHARED PERSPECTIVES

LIVE TALKS FEATURING GUEST CONDUCTORS, COMPOSERS, AND VOCAL CHORAL SPECIALISTS

BROCK UNIVERSITY CHORAL ACTIVITIES
Online Workshop & Interview Series 2021-2022

Hosted by Rachel Rensink-Hoff

Email sing@brocku.ca to register

Diana Saez | Monday Oct. 25, 3:30 p.m.
Choral Music Inspired by Traditional Songs from Latin America

Sarah Quartel | Tuesday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
A Conversation with Composer Sarah Quartel

Jace Saplan | Friday, Nov. 5, 2:30 p.m.
E Hīmeni Kākou: The Place of Communal Singing in Actionable Equity

Andrew Withington | Tuesday, Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Communal Tuning: Singing Together As One

Santiago Veros | Thursday, Jan. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Choral Music: A Collective Creation

Shireen Abu-Khader | Tuesday, Feb. 1, 8:00 p.m.
Performing Levantine Choral Repertoire

Carmen Braden | Monday, March 7, 2:30 p.m.
Songwriting to Symphonies and Back Again

www.brocku.ca/music

Shared Perspectives is generously supported by the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation of Brock University (Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant-Experiential Education Stream) and the Walker Cultural Leaders program of the MIWSFPA.

We invite you to view the workshops below. For more presentations in this virtual series, please visit our MIWSFPA YouTube channel.