Audition For C4
C4 auditions singers, composer/singers, conductor/singers (or all three!) with excellent music reading skills about once per quarter. Please use this contact page to request an appointment.
The audition generally consists of vocalizing, solo a cappella singing of a section from a (supplied) piece prepared in advance, sight-reading with emphasis on pitch/interval recognition as well as rhythm, and blending exercises along with members of C4.
Share Your Ideas for C4
We are always happy to hear comments or suggestions from our audience. Participate in the collective spirit, and share your ideas with us!
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective
601 West 41st Street, #2F
New York, NY 10036
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Submit Choral Works to C4
C4 accepts scores for programming consideration on an ongoing basis. Composers interested in sending new choral works (none older than 25 years!) are encouraged to forward e-copies of your scores/recordings to firstname.lastname@example.org.
While e-copies are strongly preferred, hard copy scores may be submitted to the mailing address below.
Please note, submission will not be returned. We cannot guarantee return correspondence beyond a letter of recognition of the receipt of your materials.
We look forward to seeing your work.
Bring C4 to your educational institution for:
The full complement of C4 performs in your venue.
Composition Reading Sessions
Singer/composer/conductor members of C4 read and rehearse student works, giving feedback on all aspects vocal technique, notation, and text setting.
Choral Ensemble Techniques
Conducting members of C4 lead your ensemble in repertoire of your choosing, or in music selected by the session leaders to address particular techniques.
Choral Conducting Masterclasses
Conducting members of C4 instruct student conductors in the special approaches used on contemporary choral music.
Contemporary Vocal Techniques
Singing and composing members of C4 instruct students in the special vocal approaches (and corresponding notation) possible in contemporary choral music.
Here's what people have said about working with C4:
I know of no other choral ensemble that focuses on newly written music with such thoroughness and obvious commitment. I recommend them to any institution seeking a transformational musical highlight for a concert season or academic semester. C4: a must-see
John McDonald, Composer and Pianist
Professor of Music & Chair, Tufts University Music Department