Sing With Us
CAS Music Director Robert Russell
invites interested singers to audition on Monday, August 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at
Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist church at 524 Allen Avenue in Portland..
CAS has three performance ensembles: the Masterworks Chorus, the Singers, and
the Camerata. There are openings in Masterworks and available spots for two
tenors in the Singers ensemble. Rehearsals are on Monday night from 7:30 to
9:30 at Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church.
Please prepare a song or excerpt of
a song of your choosing, 1 to 2 minutes in duration, and your part from
René Clausen’s “i thank you God”. You will also be asked to do some sight
reading. To find the Clausen go to www.choralart.org
Members & Bulletin Board section, and click on Bulletin Board OR Sing with
Us Masterworks May 2013 audition information. Please contact CAS at
firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an audition.
Rehearsals are usually held at the
Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Avenue, Portland, on Monday
evenings from 7:30 to 9:30. A typical season begins after Labor Day and runs through
A rehearsal schedule is published well in advance.
Members must attend at least 80% of regular rehearsals in order to sing in the concerts.
Three tardy arrivals or early departures equal one absence. Attendance is mandatory
at final rehearsals.
All members of The Choral Art Society pay dues. The revenue from annual
dues helps the organization produce and present exceptional musical experiences.
Members of CAS are entitled to vote at the CAS Annual Meeting, and they receive
all CAS correspondence. Anyone for whom dues payment presents a hardship may speak
to the CAS President or Manager for other arrangements.
Singers $100; Camerata $35
black and white concert gown from
Stage Accents, pearl necklace, stud earrings, black stockings, black
Men: purchased or rented
black tuxedo, white shirt, black bow tie, black socks, black shoes
A non-profit arts organization can only function with
a membership that contributes its skill and time. Many volunteer opportunities are
available - Logistics, Costume, Finance and Development, Marketing, Operations and
Planning and Evaluation.