VOICE CHECK INFORMATION
See the EVENTS page on this website to find the dates of our next voice checks. Voice checks take approximately 15 minutes, and consist of the following:
Brief vocal warmup
Perform “This Land is Your Land” in the key of G major. (Lyrics below)
Perform exercises to assess pitch matching, range, and ability to sing in harmony
Display stage presence
The sound files below demonstrate the basic elements of the voice checks, and may be used by prospective chorale members to practice prior to your appointment. The lyrics to "This Land is Your Land" can be found below the sound files.
"This Land is Your Land" -Woody Guthrie
This land is your land, this land is my land,
From California, to the New York Island,
From the redwood forest, to the Gulf Stream waters,
This land was made for you and me.
PARENTS/GUARDIANS PLEASE NOTE: Based on the voice check and age, the directors will determine choral placement of the singers.