Please consider auditioning for The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus. We are thrilled to have Carmen Flórez-Mansi join us as the new Choral Director as we kick off this exciting 35th Anniversary Season. A native of New Mexico, Mrs. Flórez–Mansi has a long history as a music director with various choral arts groups in Santa Fe. In addition to her role as Pastoral Associate for Music at the Cathedral Basilica, she has performed as a vocal artist, choral conductor, vocal instructor, and liturgy specialist throughout the Southwest, including solo appearances with the Santa Fe Desert Chorale. In addition to her role with The Symphony Chorus, Mrs. Flórez-Mansi is also the Director of the Choral Arts Society at St. Michael’s High School, which she founded in 2014. Learn more …
This year ALL SINGERS will be required to prepare a solo piece for their audition that shows musical artistry, range, and is overall a piece that shows your your voice at its best. Musical selections should be from the classical, arts song, folk, and sacred repertoire, no more that 2 to 3 minutes in length and performed from memory. In addition to a prepared piece, a portion of the Brahms Requiem will be required for all singers. You will be able to use your music for the Brahms excerpt. DOWNLOAD BRAHMS REQUIEM TEXT
Tuesday, September 4
Thursday, September 6
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
5:45 pm to 8:00 pm
PLEASE PASS THE WORD TO SINGERS YOU MAY KNOW!
Rehearsals will take place Tuesday evenings 6:30-8:30 at the Cathedral Basilica. (Sectionals to be announced). Our first rehearsal is Tuesday, September 18.
To schedule an audition, please contact The Santa Fe Symphony Office at 505.983.3530.