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Eligible age range: 9-18 years old

Deadline for Online Submissions: Monday, January 27, 2020


Auditions for Children of the Gospel Choir consist of two rounds: a preliminary online screening through Submittable.com and a secondary in-person audition with COTG faculty.

1. Register for the preliminary online audition through  https://washingtonperformingarts.submittable.com/submit

  • Select Children of the Gospel Choir Vocal Auditions  by clicking the “Submit” button.
  • You’ll be prompted to sign-in or create a free Submittable.com account at the bottom of the page.

2. Using the Submittable.com audition portal, submit video recordings of two (2) selections:

  • Star Spangled Banner (a cappella)
  • A selection chosen from the song list found on the Submittable audition webpage 
    • Your second selection should include musical accompaniment such as piano, guitar, or prerecorded track. 

3. Washington Performing Arts Staff will notify you of your audition results and, if applicable, schedule your in-person audition time.

4. Candidates who advance to Round 2 will participate in live auditions. 

  • Candidates will sing two (2) selections
  • Participate in sight reading and rhythm exercises
  • Participate in basic movement and dance exercises

Live auditions will be scheduled at the beginning of each of two performance cycles:            

  • September 2019 – December 2019
  • January 2020 – June 2020

Deadline for Online Submissions: Monday, January 27, 2020

Next Live Audition: Saturday, February 1, 2020

***Please Note: As a part of our vocal and musicianship curriculum, all newly accepted and current choir members are expected to participate in our Spring Choir Retreat: February 8, 2020, 8AM-5PM.*** 

If you have questions contact us at gospelchoirs@washingtonperformingarts.org

Washington Performing Arts