Auditions for Chœur Maha are held at the beginning of the new season. This is usually at the end of August and/or the beginning of September. For the 2017/18 season, auditions will be held August 25 and 26 in the evening at our director Solène's home.
If you are interested in adding your voice to the music of Maha, please click on this link https://goo.gl/forms/t58iLeL9vzedwGGg2. Please note: This year, Maha is instituting Maha Community which is a less demanding way to be a part of our community. It is currently open to former Maha singers. Auditions are for potential new members of the Chœur Maha (not Maha Community). You may read more about Maha Community on the website.
A Maha audition usually takes between 15 and 30 min. We look at this as a mutual process where you are also determining whether you feel comfortable with us. There are usually 2 or more Maha members to welcome you, and 2 or 3 Maha members with the artistic director to run the audition part. You will have time to ask questions of us. You will do a vocal warmup with others, and individually you will:
- sight-sing a simple melody (with piano guidance)
- learn one part of a simple choral piece (with Maha members)
- sing at least one verse of a song of your choice a capella (you can have fun with this one, and use it to show us your favourite style of music)
Since this is a choral experience, you are not being judged on having a "solo" voice, but more on ability to blend musically, follow a score and instructions, and be part of a group experience. We look forward to meeting you.