Capriccio Columbus

Celebrating the Diversity of Song

Capriccio Columbus is an adult chorus of 75 accomplished vocalists, delighting audiences with a vast array of music sung in beautiful, acoustically rich venues. Whether your taste runs toward classics, jazz, sacred works or the Great American Songbook, a Capriccio Columbus concert will remind you why you love music. In addition to the primary chorus, Capriccio includes the Capriccio Youth Choir and Molto Capriccio, a jazz and pop ensemble available to provide music for special occasions.

Auditions

Come celebrate the art of song with us.

Adult Choir

Capriccio Columbus will hold auditions for new singers by appointment only on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 and Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 6:30-9:00p at St Andrew Christian Church, 1985 Swansford Rd (on Smoky Row Rd, north of Hard Rd), Dublin, OH.  Please schedule your appointment by clicking here!

Qualifications

  • To sing with Capriccio, you should be a moderate to strong reader and be able to quickly master lyrics in a variety of languages
  • Our singers have a wide range of backgrounds and experience, but share a love of music
  • We will perform four concerts during the 2017-18 season: October 1, December 10, March 25, and June 24
  • Capriccio rehearses every Tuesday from 7-9p at St Andrew Christian Church, from August 22, 2017 to June 19, 2018
  • Members are expected to attend all rehearsals, be on time, and pay dues of $200 per year ($100 in August and $100 in January)  Dues reductions are available on a confidential basis to students and those experiencing financial constraints

Audition Process

  • Click on this link to go to the Sign Up Genius page to schedule an audition
  • We will follow up with you to confirm your scheduled time with Artistic Director, Larry Griffin, and Associate Artistic Director, Karrie Horton
  • Download and complete an audition form (click here) and bring it to your audition
  • Artistic Director, Larry Griffin, and Associate Artistic Director, Karrie Horton, will conduct the audition, which will take 10 minutes
  • Please prepare your vocal part with music provided on the audition form.  Be able to sing it solo and with a quartet (other singers provided at the audition)
  • You will be notified of your audition results within 3-7 days

Youth Choir

Capriccio Youth Choir is currently scheduling final placement auditions for our 2017-18 concert season by appointment on August 9th. All singers entering grades 2-12 for the 2017-18 school year are invited to join us!

These auditions also include the opportunity for placement into our Tour Choir for next season, traveling to Washington, D.C. This endeavor is a service tour, using our musical gifts to perform for and honor the service of active-duty and veteran armed forces. It is an exciting opportunity that we are proud to share with our singers!

To schedule a fun, low-pressure placement audition or get more information, contact CYC Artistic Director Alyson Bates at capriccioyouthchoir@yahoo.com

Capriccio Columbus | P.O. Box 1225 | Worthington, OH 43085