Auditions are open to any undergraduate or graduate student attending Marquette University. All faiths traditions are welcome!
Commonly asked questions
When and where are auditions?
Auditions are held the first week of classes in the Chapel of the Holy Family, located on the second floor of the Alumni Memorial Union. Students may also audition for the spring semester during final exams week in December.
How do I sign up for an audition?
For the fall semester, sign up for an audition time the first week of classes in Campus Ministry, AMU 236. Those wishing to audition for spring semester should set up an audition with the director by appointment during final exams week in December.
What does the audition process entail?
Auditions are held on an individual basis with the director. You do not need to prepare a piece to sing. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to your audition to fill out an audition form.
- Vocal exercises/warm-up
- Pitch memory exercise
- Singing "Amazing Grace" or "My Country Tis of Thee" a cappella (text provided)
- Sight-reading an SATB hymn accompanied by the piano.
What if I’ve never sung in a choir before?
Liturgical Choir is composed of members from various musical backgrounds. Whether you have never sung in a choir, or you have been singing in choirs since childhood, this choir is for you!
What if I’m not Catholic?
All faith traditions are welcome! Students of varying religious backgrounds have sung in the choir including students of the Lutheran, Non-denominational, and Jewish traditions.