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Choral/Vocal Ensembles

Chamber Chorale

The Chamber Chorale is a group of 30-40 singers that performs primarily Classical literature, often with orchestra. The Chamber Chorale tours every year and performs their own concerts in Fall and Spring quarters. During the Winter quarter, chorale members are the opera chorus for the Opera Workshop productions. Directed by Evan Norberg

Shoreline Singers

The Shoreline Singers is a 12-16 voice a cappella ensemble. The Singers perform a wide variety of music including madrigals, vocal jazz, spirituals, world music, and more. As the unofficial “musical ambassadors” for the college, they perform over a dozen concerts on campus and throughout the community each year. All new and returning students interested in joining Shoreline Singers must audition. Audition packets are available in the lobby in Music Building 800 or you may download a digital version. Directed by Evan Norberg. Please contact him to schedule an audition.

Small Vocal Ensemble

In the Small Vocal Ensembles Class, intermediate and advanced voice students are given an overview of available vocal ensemble literature and its historical context, then are assigned one or two pieces to be performed late in the quarter. During Fall quarter, the main concentration is opera; winter, “legit” music theater and operetta; spring, ensemble song literature by classical composers. More advanced students may choose to concentrate on one or two mediums throughout the year. Directed by Dr. Charles Enlow.

VOCAL ENSEMBLE COURSES:

MUSC 175 Chamber Chorale (2)
Mixed voice ensemble that performs choral music in several concerts each quarter. Usually tours during the year. Previously MUSIC 153. Prerequisite: Membership by audition. Mandatory decimal grading.

MUSC 135 Shoreline Singers (2)
This advanced a cappella ensemble performs a variety of challenging vocal music including classical, world music, modern music, and jazz. The group tours annually and schedules multiple performances each quarter. Previously MUSIC 131. Prerequisite: Audition required. Also requires concurrent registration in Chorale or special permission of instructor. Mandatory decimal grading.

MUSC 147 Small Ensemble Performance - Vocal (4)
Designed for intermediate to advanced singers: Weekly rehearsals focus on small group performance skills. May be repeated 6 times for credit. Previously MUSIC 147. Student option grading.

Calling all Singers!

Shoreline Singers Auditions

Auditions for the 2018-19 school year will be scheduled by Evan Norberg.

Please call 206-546-5899 to schedule an audition time.

  • All students, new and returning, interested in Shoreline Singers (MUSC 135) must audition. Audition packets are available in the music department or download a digital packet here.
  • New students interested in private voice instruction (MUSC 170) must audition.
  • Class Voice, (MUSC 161,162,163): no audition necessary.

For more information contact:

Evan Norberg

206-546-5899
enorberg@shoreline.edu

Meg Stecker-Thorsen
206-546-4617
mstecker@shoreline.edu
Dr. Charles Enlow
206-546-4524
cenlow@shoreline.edu