A vocal audition will be necessary for acceptance into
The Toledo Choral Society 

Audition times must be set up with our Audition Committee
Audition times for our 2020-2021 Season are currently on hold

In the meantime, join us for a some socially distant music making at 
Faith United Lutheran Church
4543 Douglas Rd
Toledo, Ohio 43613

Meet some members and mingle a bit!
Monday Evenings
Starting at 6:30pm

The vocal audition for membership into the Toledo Choral Society will include the following:


Solo Preparation:  16-32 bars of a prepared vocal solo, preferably, memorized.  Examples of a solo can be, but not limited to, an art song, a Broadway or folk song, as well as a hymn.


Vocalization:   Extension of range to determine your vocal placement.

Aural Retention:  Singing back (recalling) a succession of pitches played from the piano.

Rhythmic Accuracy:  Clapping selected rhythms.


Sight Reading:  Reading at sight, selected melodies, as well as reading a vocal part from a Bach Chorale.



Members will also be responsible for a yearly membership fee,  music rentals or purchases, as well as performance attire. Members are also required to attend a specific number of rehearsals prior to each performance. This requirement is set yearly by the director.

Prospective members may attend any rehearsal! We would love for you to visit. 

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Richard Napierala, Artistic Director   •   P.O. Box 66   •   Toledo, Ohio   •   43697-0066