2022-23 Madrigal Singers Auditions

The Madrigals are a select group of approximately 16 singers, chosen by audition. This ensemble offers students the opportunity to perform challenging repertoire, both accompanied and a cappella. In recent years the Madrigal Singers have earned the highest rating of “superior” at the PMEA choral adjudication. The Madrigal Singers perform at school and outside functions, as well as at the Christmas and Spring Concerts.

Auditions for Current Students

Audition Information
  • Read the posted Madrigals contract and review all requirements.
  • Download the Ave Maria score from the audition materials, and learn one of the voice parts.
  • Download the Audition Scales file and practice the scale which corresponds to your voice part.
  • Register for the audition here. Complete the registration by Friday 4/29.
  • You will be scheduled for an in-person audition during the weeks of 5/9 & 5/16.
  • See the contract and practice files below.
Audition Procedure
  • Scale. You will sing the scale corresponding to your voice part. This will be unaccompanied. You will be given the starting pitch.
  • Ave Maria. You will sing your prepared voice part for Ave Maria. This will be unaccompanied and does not need to be memorized. You will be given the starting pitch.
  • Contract. Bring your signed Madrigals contract to the audition.

Auditions for Incoming Students

Audition Information
  • Read the posted Madrigals contract and review all requirements.
  • Download the Ave Maria score from the audition materials, and learn one of the voice parts.
  • Download the Audition Scales file and practice the scale which corresponds to your voice part.
  • See the contract and practice files below.
Audition Procedure
  • Video. Make a video recording of yourself singing:
  • Scale. The scale corresponding to your voice part.
  • Ave Maria. Your prepared voice part for Ave Maria.
  • Your singing must be unaccompanied. You may use an instrument or device for the starting pitches.
  • In the video, your entire face including your ears must be visible.
  • You may record your audition as one single video or make separate videos for the scale and song.
  • Submit video. Email the following to mosakowski@vmahs.org by Monday 5/16.
  • Your audition video(s) labeled with your name. You may email the video file(s) directly or a link to the file(s) posted online.
  • A clear scan or photo of the signed Madrigals contract.