Collegium Musicum:

Early and modern choral music at the University of Texas at Austin

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Audition for the Collegium Musicum

Here you can read about the audition process. Our next auditions will be held in August. If you'd like to be notified when auditions open, Email us amd ask to be put on the audition mailing list.



We welcome any ut student who is interested in choral singing to audition for the Collegium Musicum. Auditions are held at the beginning of each academic year. The audition, which lasts ten minutes, consists of:

  1. Some range and vocalization exercises.
  2. A brief sight-singing exercise. Please note that you must be able to read music for your audition to be considered.
  3. Optional: A song or excerpt from a song, about two minutes in length, from any genre. Auditionees sing their songs a cappella, and do not need to memorize them.

The Collegium Musicum holds auditions at the beginning of each academic year and occasionally at the beginning of the Spring semester. Membership is offered indefinitely if you are admitted. To read more about membership in the Collegium, please visit our About page.

How to sign up for an audition

Auditions are scheduled in ten-minute slots over the course of a few days. Time slots are claimed on a first-come, first-serve basis. You may sign up by:

If you cannot make any of the audition times, but are still interested in trying out, please let our director know. The Collegium Musicum guarantees an audition to every interested singer.

At your audition

Please arrive for your audition at least ten minutes early. Outside the audition room, there will be an information card for you to fill out prior to your audition.

The Collegium Musicum auditions and rehearses in the Butler School of Music. Signs will be posted to help you find the audition room, and there is a large building map posted in the main atrium on the ground floor, to the left of the Music Services Center.

Have a question about auditioning?

If you would like to know more about the audition process, membership in the Collegium, &c., please contact our director.


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