Saint Francis de Sales Oratory is seeking singers for Tenor and Bass positions. The Oratory Choir sings for the 10am High Mass on Sundays with a rehearsal On Thursday evening 7:30-9:30. The repertoire is mostly renaissance polyphony, Gregorian Chant, and Orchestral Masses. Interested Singers must be available for Christmas Eve midnight Mass, Holy Week and Easter.
- Experience singing in a semi – professional auditioned choral ensemble
- Exceptional Sight-singing and quick learning skills
- Strong vocal technique is required
- Ability to sing a cappella is required.
- Ability to sing Gregorian Chant (with a willingness to learn neumatic notation)
- Ability to be independent on own voice part
- Strong small-ensemble singing technique and understanding is crucial.
- Flexibility in singing various choral styles and periods.
- Ability to switch between several styles of music.
- Preparing music outside of rehearsals is expected.
“Exceptional repertoire in a great acoustical space.”
Contact Nick Botkins, Director of Sacred Music