The Nathaniel Dett Chorale in the sanctuary of St. George the Martyr in Toronto


The Nathaniel Dett Chorale has been referred to as one of Canada’s national treasures. Performing a variety of musical genres from the African diaspora, this unique ensemble builds bridges of understanding through the medium of music. Now in its 14th performance season, The Chorale is seeking new members to join it’s community.

Auditions are being held in August 2013 at St. Timothy’s Anglican Church, 100 Old Orchard Grove, Toronto. Audition requirements are as follows:

  • Prepare two (2) contrasting pieces – one classical (eg. aria, art song, lied); one Afrocentric (eg. Jazz, Gospel, R&B)

    **please provide two copies of your chosen repertoire in the correct key

    **an accompanist will be provided

  • In addition to your two pieces, your ear and sight-singing abilities will be tested.

To book an audition, and for more information, please email your headshot and resume to Karen Scovell, Ensemble Coordinator at

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