Choir Auditions

Choir is for everyone, not just conservatory students!

Every choir has singers from different majors and minors. If you've been singing in choir for many years, or if you're just starting out, there are many ways to sing at Gettysburg College.

Voice checks/auditions for the Fall semester will take place during orientation and the first week of classes, Aug 26-29.


Saturday 8/26 • 3:30-6:00pm
Choir Open House and Auditions
Schmucker 2nd floor

Drop in to meet current singers and get information; auditions available then


Sunday 8/27 • 2:00-4:00, 7:00-9:00 pm

Sign up for a 10min appointment at Schmucker 212


Monday 8/28 • 4:00-6:00, 7:00-9:00 pm

Sign up for a 10min appointment at Schmucker 212


Tuesday 8/29 • 11:30am-1:00pm, 4:00-6:00, 7:00-9:00pm

Sign up for a 10min appointment at Schmucker 212

Information about voice checks/auditions.

  • It's designed to be easy and friendly!
  • If you don't know where Schmucker Hall is, ask somebody!
  • Sign up for an appointment at Schmucker 212. Sign up early to get your best time.
  • The audition takes about 10 minutes. Arrive a few minutes early to fill out a form.
  • You don't need to prepare anything for the appointment. Best to warm up your own voice before singing.
  • You'll sing a few vocal exercises to explore range and tone
  • You'll sing a brief song, like "Row, Row, Row Your Boat"
  • You'll sing a simple music reading exercise
  • It's just one appointment to  for all of the groups.

Here is how to learn more about the choirs

  • Choirs webpage, where you can navigate to information about each choir, see the rehearsal times, etc.
  • Choirs-at-a-glance - a page with a summary of all the choirs
  • Questions and Answers about choir, where you can read more detailed information. Very likely that your question will be answered there. 
  • Use this information to decide what choir(s) you're interested in.
  • MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL: save time in your schedule for the choirs you want.

If you have further questions or need help, please contact Dr. Natter at

Keep singing! Don't let schedule conflicts, nervousness, etc. stop you. We welcome you to join this excellent community of musicians and fine human beings.