Every year, Cor Cantiamo offers an amazing opportunity for students auditioning for the ILMEA District 8 Senior Chorus. The annual District 8 Audition Workshop gives students an opportunity to practice and refine all the skills needed to pass the very selective ILMEA audition process. Cor Cantiamo is happy to offer this workshop as part of our educational mission to promote the creation, performance, and appreciation of choral music in young singers.
Our one-day workshop offers guidance, constructive criticism, skill refining and encouragement. The workshop includes a rehearsal of the District 8 music with the Cor Cantiamo ensemble, sectionals with our professional singers, and additional help with scales, triads and sight-singing. Most importantly, each participant has the opportunity to run through a full mock audition modeled after District 8’s process.
The last workshop was on September 29, 2018 and was a great success. We had 30 students register, and had a lot of positive feedback from the students and directors afterwards. They appreciated the time and care that our choir members took with each student, both in auditions and in the help sessions.
We look forward to doing it again next year!