Spring Auditions

All new students are required to audition at this time. Returning students who wish to remain in the same chorus do not need to audition. Returning students in a lower level chorus who wish to advance to Youth Chorale in Fall 2016 must audition at this time.

Audition requirements can be viewed here.

Fall Auditions (For Current Members Only)

Fall Audition Dates: September 10, 2016
Only Youth Chorale Members who wish to also be considered for participation in Youth Camerata should audition at this time. Auditions are 7 minutes long and can be scheduled after August 1st by logging into your account online. Students can log into their online account by using the manage my account log in located on the right hand side of the screen on the auditions webpage.

2016-2017 Calendar

17           YC rehearsals begin
24           YC rehearsal

1             YC rehearsal
8             YC rehearsal
15           YC rehearsal
22           YC rehearsal
24           YC rehearsal with Cambridge Symphony, 6:30 – 9pm
29           YC rehearsal

3             YC rehearsal with Cambridge Symphony, 6 – 9pm
5             Dress rehearsal with Cambridge Symphony – time TBD
               8pm Concert with Cambridge Symphony, Kresge Auditorium, MIT
12           YC rehearsal
19           YC rehearsal
26           NO YC rehearsal – Thanksgiving Break

3             YC rehearsal
10           YC rehearsal
17           YC rehearsal
24           NO YC rehearsal – Winter Break
31           NO YC rehearsal – Winter Break

7             YC rehearsal
14           YC rehearsal
21           YC rehearsal
28           YC rehearsal

4             YC rehearsal
7             YC/Camerata/SCO Concert, 7:30pm, Jordan Hall
11           YC rehearsal
18           NO YC rehearsal – February Break
18-25     Youth Chorale Tour
25           No YC rehearsal

4             YC rehearsal
11           NO YC rehearsal – Spring Break
18           YC rehearsal 
25           YC rehearsal

1             YC rehearsal
8             YC rehearsal
15           YC rehearsal
22           YC rehearsal
29           YC rehearsal

6             YC rehearsal
13           YC rehearsal
20           YC rehearsal
24           Youth Chorale/Camerata perform in the All-Chorus Concert, 7:30pm, Jordan Hall

*All times subject to change

Absence Requests

Please submit an Absence Request Form to the Youth Chorale Student Manager. Requests need to be submitted at least two weeks before the date of absence. We urge you to submit requests as soon as you know about them so that there is plenty of time for them to be approved. All absences must be approved by the NEC Prep Office, prior to the absence date.

You may submit it in using one of the following methods:

  • Print and hand deliver to the Prep Office at 241 St. Botolph Street, Room SB 120.
  • Scan and e-mail to the Youth Chorale Student Manager
  • Fax your form to (617) 585-1135 attn: Youth Chorale
  • Mail to: NEC Preparatory School attn: Youth Chorale, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115-5018

You may also email a letter of request to the Youth Chorale Student Manager.

NOTE: You will receive an email from the Youth Chorale manager when your absence has been approved.

Still have questions?

Please contact Cassandra McBride, Program Manager or call the Prep Office at (617) 585-1160.