Auditions

Naya is a dynamic and challenging choir of an exceptional standard. At the beginning of each season we look for passionate and skilled musicians to be part of Naya.

Auditions for our 2020 season are being held on 17 and 23 November, 2019.

The 2020 season will run from late January to early December, 2020. Light & Sound concerts have always been the pinnacle of what Naya is about, and we’re thrilled to announce that we will be putting on not one, but two Light & Sound shows. On top of this, we’re hoping to throw in a musical festival and shoot a few music videos as well.

What's in the audition?

There are 3 parts to the audition:

  1. Sing a solo piece of your choice. The piece can be in any style. You can sing unaccompanied, play your own accompaniment, or you can bring a backing track. If you choose the latter, please make sure there are no other lead vocals on the track.

  2. Sing this duet with a member of the audition panel. This is to assess your ensemble skills - sync and tune with another part, coordinate vowels, cut-offs, balance between parts etc.

  3. Sight reading.

Fees

Choristers audition to be a part of Naya for a full season and pay a one time fee at the beginning of the season. Fees vary depending on what is planned in each season. The fee for 2020 will be $370.

Rehearsals

Many Naya choristers will tell you that rehearsals are the highlight of their week. They're fun, challenging and full of laughs. That being said...

We consider rehearsals to be sacred. Naya aims to run an outstanding ensemble, and rehearsals are the foundation upon which everything about the choirs stands - musically, culturally and organisationally. Please consider your commitments for the coming season. We expect that if you are offered a place and accept it that you are committed to being at every rehearsal, rain or shine. The only exceptions are if you are unwell or have a previously-booked performance with another group.

By default, Naya performs all music from memory. This means that on a weekly basis you will be asked to memorise music for the following week's rehearsal. If you do not know your music by the appropriate time, you will be asked not to perform in the relevant performances.

Rehearsal night: Thursdays
Time: 7pm - 10pm (with a 15 min break)
Location:
Beasley Auditorium
Perth Modern School
90 Roberts Rd, Subiaco