Call For Auditions!

Calgary Renaissance Singers & Players are looking for new choristers to join us for our 2017-2018 season — their 48th year as Cowtown’s original early-music ensemble!

We specialize in music of the Renaissance and music that celebrates the spirit of the Renaissance.  If you love the music of Palestrina and Tallis, the sound of a good Anglican church choir, and the occasional madrigal or drinking song, then this is the group for you!

We rehearse once a week on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Unitarian Church of Calgary (1701 – 1 Street NW) and there are also extra rehearsals as needed.

Auditions will be held in the first week of September.  To arrange for an audition, please e-mail Artistic Director Jane Perry at conductor@renaissance-singers.com, and put “CRSP audition” in the subject line.

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2016 Fall Auditions

Important update regarding auditions!

We have started rehearsing for our new season with wonderful new repertoire, but it is not too late to audition.

We still have a few openings for new singers. In particular, high sopranos, low tenors and low basses. We are, however, happy to hear from you no matter what part you sing.

If you’d like to audition, please contact the Artistic Director, Jane Perry to schedule your audition: conductor@renaissance-singers.com. We always welcome potential choristers to attend one of our rehearsals to check us out. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 – 9:30 PM at the Unitarian Church which is on the corner of 16th Avenue & 1st Street NW, Calgary.

Find out more about singing with us at our Auditions page:  http://www.renaissance-singers.com/contact/auditions/

2015 Fall auditions for choristers

At the beginning of this fall 2015 season, The Calgary Renaissance Singers and Players are looking for an additional Bass singer and an Alto singer.

We are also happy to hear sopranos and tenors if they are willing to be part of a waiting list should they have successful auditions.

Auditions are currently scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

If you’d like to audition, please contact the Artistic Director, Jane Perry to schedule your audition:  conductor@renaissance-singers.com

Find out more about singing with us at our Auditions page:  http://www.renaissance-singers.com/contact/auditions/

Wanted: Tenors and Basses

FSU Chamber Choir by claire_timm on Flickr (detail)The Calgary Renaissance Singers and Players
are looking for tenors and basses to join them
this season.

Prospective new singers must have some
sight-reading ability as well as previous choral
experience.  It is not necessary for singers to
have previous experience with Renaissance
music  ~ you can learn with us!

View, download or share our full poster at box.com:

https://www.box.com/crsp-tenors-basses

 

Website content & archives needed

We’ve just renewed our public website in August 2012, created a new members’ site, and are still trying to sweep together historical content that will educate viewers about the rich history and contributions of our group.

We are looking for content such as the following:

  • good quality photos, audio or video of public performances (with photographer/creator permission to publish online if not previously published)
  • content from our earlier online posts and pages that is not found here yet
  • electronic copies of old programs or posters or advertisements
  • scripts of edited plays, readings, and talks during past performances
  • choir member or audience stories with permission to share them publicly on this site

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