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Flagstaff’s community choir

The Master Chorale of Flagstaff is a community choir established for those who love to sing and share high quality choral music with northern Arizona audiences. This adult choir is made up of individuals of all ages and backgrounds, providing members with the opportunity to grow and learn from each other and the music director, Tom Peterson.

What concerts will Master Chorale perform this year? Read the welcome letter from our director.

Rehearsals

  • every Tuesday evening, from 7:00 to 9:15 PM
  • new location: Pine Forest School (2257 E. Cedar Avenue) 

Here is the 2017-18 season schedule


2017 Fall Auditions

You are invited

The Master Chorale holds auditions for new singers in August and mid-December every year. The Master Chorale is always interested in welcoming new singers to the group, so please feel free to invite friends and family to audition.

Master Chorale singers from last season (2016-17) do NOT need to re-audition but DO need to register using the Google form.

Auditions for New & Returning Members
August 28 and 29, 2017
4:00-9:00pm

  1. What do I need to sing at my audition? Click on Audition Guidelines
  2. I want to sign up for an audition! Click HERE.

After you submit the form, the music director will respond via email with a proposed audition time. If you need to request an alternate audition date, email the music director with your request. Please be as specific as possible with your availability.

You will be notified of your audition results within a week of auditions.

Master Chorale First Month of Rehearsals and Voice Placements

Click HERE to download a copy of the season schedule.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 – Rehearsal & Soprano placements
7:00-9:15 p.m.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 – Rehearsal & Alto placements
AMC first rehearsal: 6:00-6:50 p.m.
MCF: 7:00-9:15 p.m. 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 – Rehearsal
AMC: 6:00-6:50 p.m.
MCF: 7:00-9:15 p.m. 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 – Rehearsal & Tenor/Bass placements
AMC: 6:00-6:50 p.m.
MCF: 7:00-9:15 p.m. 

Saturday, September 30, 2017 – Fall Member Retreat
9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arizona Mountain Chorale

The Arizona Mountain Chorale is a select chamber ensemble chosen by audition.  AMC performs traditional and historic choral repertoire composed specifically for smaller chamber choirs.

Audition required:

  1. On the Google Form be sure to indication that you want to audition for AMC.
  2. What do I need to sing at my audition? Click on Audition Guidelines

AMC will rehearse on a weekly basis this season.  AMC perform in all MCF concerts plus three solo concerts during the 2017-­18 season.


Membership Dues

Membership dues: $135.00 per season

Singer/Members pay dues as established by the Board of Directors. Dues have been set to $135 for the 2017-2018 season. There is also the option to pay for the Fall only ($70) or the Spring only ($70).

No qualified singer who passes the audition will be turned away for lack of ability to pay. In these cases, payment options can be discussed with the treasurer and/or business manager.

If you are notified by the Master Chorale of your successful audition, you will have the option to mail your dues via check or to pay electronically via the Master Chorale website.


More to Know

MCF Expectations

Attendance at rehearsals is required.

Music: Generally, the Chorale purchases the music we use. However, from time to time you may be required to purchase your own music score.

For instance, all members must purchase their own copy of the Novello edition (Watkins Shaw) of Handel’s Messiah.

http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/messiah-sheet-music/907780                         ~$10

Music Folder: You need to have a black binder or folder for performances.

Concert Dress: Women are expected to purchase their concert costume (Costume Chair will assist with sizing and ordering information), and provide their own black shoes and black hose. Men are expected to furnish their own black tuxedo (personal, borrowed or rented), and must also provide their own white tuxedo shirt, black bow tie, black shoes and socks.