Auditions for Albany Pro Musica Masterworks Chorus

TROY, NEW YORK      Albany Pro Musica is holding auditions for their Masterworks Chorus!  Join Albany Pro Musica, the Orchestra Pro Musica and Artistic Director José Daniel Flores-Caraballo onstage in the historic and acoustically perfect Troy Savings Bank Music Hall for a performance of Michael Haydn’s impressive Requiem.

  • – Auditions will be held at SUNY Albany between 6:00 PM-7:00 PM on Tuesday, January 30 and Tuesday, February 6
  • – Rehearsals will take place on Tuesday evenings beginning March 13
  • – Performance will take place on May 6, 2018 at 3:00pm

For more information please contact Joe Farrell, Director of Education: jfarrell@albanypromusica.org

Now in its 37th season, Albany Pro Musica is known for presenting an electrifying and eclectic mix of performances that include some of the finest a cappella repertoire as well as concerts in collaboration with artists including the Philadelphia Orchestra, American String Quartet, Canadian Brass, New York City Ballet, and Albany Symphony.

APM gives singers an opportunity to build meaningful artistic expression with colleagues of similar advanced abilities. The Concert Chorus is a selective group of 65 singers with a high level of musicianship and vocal technique. This group is expected to sing diverse choral literature and must commit to sing all subscription concerts as well as take part, as often as possible, in additional singing engagements, events and responsibilities that support our fund-raising and community efforts.

Rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings September through May.   The Masterworks Chorus is for highly accomplished singers who may not be able to commit to all subscription series concerts or singers who prefer only singing master works with orchestra. These singers join Albany Pro Musica for special performances when a larger choir is required approximately once or twice per season.  Rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings 6-8 weeks prior to a performance.

For more information about subscriptions, single tickets, or any of the programs, please contact the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall at 518-273-0038, or online at troymusichall.org or albanypromusica.org.

Albany Pro Musica’s 37th Season is well underway.  A listing of their remaining events is below:

High School Choral Festival

Sunday, January 14, 2017, 5 PM at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Composer-In-Residence Ola Gjeilo, The Musicians of Ma’alwyck, and local high school choirs will share the stage with Albany Pro Musica after a showcase of individual performances.

Broadway Returns

Sunday, March 4th, 3 PM at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Back by popular demand, Albany Pro Musica and the Pro Musica Pops on a tour de force of some of the all-time favorite Broadway tunes.  A stunning show where the fine voices of Albany Pro Musica bring beloved show tunes to a new level of artistry.

Albany Pro Musica Masterworks Series presents

Lux Aeterna

Sunday, May 6, 3 PM at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

The Albany Pro Musica Masterworks Series presents Morten Lauridsen’s exquisite Lux Aeterna and Michael Haydn’s moving Requiem. Lauridsen was named “American Choral Master” by the National Endowment for the Arts and received the National Medal of Arts “for his composition of choral works combining musical beauty, power and spiritual depth that have thrilled audiences worldwide.” Under the shadow of his famous brother Joseph, Michael Haydn wrote some of the most beautiful music, of which his Requiem is his masterpiece. Two masterworks from two contrasting eras in one memorable performance with the Orchestra Pro Musica.

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