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 by appointment only at Smoky Row Brethren Church, 7260 Smoky Row Rd (between Snouffer and Hard Rds), Columbus, OH 43235.  Please contact us here to schedule an audition!

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 2016-17 season: October 23, December 11, April 22, and June 25
  • Capriccio rehearses every Tuesday from 7-9p at Smoky Row Brethren Church, from August 30, 2016 to June 20, 2017
  • 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

  • Contact Capriccio by phone at 614.579.0683 or by email at capricciosings@gmail.com
  • We will follow up with you to schedule your audition with Artistic Director, Larry Griffin
  • Download and complete an audition form (click here) and bring it to your audition
  • Artistic Director, Larry Griffin, 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)
  • Mr. Griffin will notify you of your audition results within 3-7 days

Youth Choir

Capriccio Youth Choir is currently underway with our concert season. CYC will conduct placement auditions for our 2017-18 concert season by appointment in May 2017. 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 tour is a service tour, using our musical gifts to perform for veterans 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