Choral Ensemble II

Course Number: 260**/1.5 X 3P (Course Code Explanation)

Open To: B.Mus. and B.Mus./B.Ed. students, non-B.Mus. students

Area(s): Ensembles

Instructor(s): Mr. Darrell Bryan

Term(s): A, B

Day(s) and Time(s): Th: 7.00-10.00

Room: IBCPA 105

Calendar Description

Large group choral ensemble experience for mixed voices. Course includes weekly rehearsals of a wide variety of repertoire, and a minimum of one concert per term for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation.

NOTE: Placement is made at the discretion of the School of Music, after audition.

Prerequisite(s) / Corequisite(s) / Exclusion(s)


Additional Information

Directed by: Mr. Darrell Bryan

Rehearsals: Thursday, 7.00-10.00 pm, IBCPA 105

Audition information

Rehearsals will be held in IBCPA 105 on Thursday, 7.00-10.00 pm. Students who are not enrolled for credit or audit must pay a $50 music fee to participate in this ensemble.  This fee goes to support the purchase of music for the Choral Library - be prepared to bring your music fee to the second rehearsal.

The costume for Choral Ensemble is:

  • Women: LONG black skirt or long pants (no jeans); black, long-sleeved blouse or top, not low cut; black, low-heeled shoes (no sports shoes); neutral colour or black stockings. No jewelry (small earrings excepted), NO PERFUME or other scented products.
  • Men: Black suit or tuxedo, white shirt (no ostentatious ruffles), black bow tie, black shoes (no sports shoes), black socks. NO SCENTED PRODUCTS.

    There are no exceptions to this costume.

Auditions will be held on Monday, Sept. 14, from 6.30-9.30 pm, HLH 120. Be prepared to sing O Canada or another piece of music from memory. Former members of Queen's Choral Ensemble intending to return should contact Darrell Bryan prior to the audition dates indicating your intention, including interest in singing in a small chamber choir. The first rehearsal will be Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, IBCPA 105.

Students participating in this ensemble are financially responsible for the replacement cost of any lost or unreturned music.