Audition

Sing with the Master Chorale! We welcome new members.

Sorry, Fall auditions are closed. Our next auditions will be held in early Spring, 2022.

The San Luis Obispo Master Chorale is a 120-voice ensemble that performs works for chorus and orchestra.
We give our performances in the 1200 seat Harold Miossi Hall of the San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center on the Cal Poly Campus.


Schedule for Fall, 2021

Rehearsals are held Monday nights. Sopranos and Basses 6:15 to 7:30 pm. Altos and Tenors 7:45 to 9:00 pm.
Location: St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Pismo Beach (directions shown below)


* Asterisk denotes rehearsals at the San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center

“The French Connection”: Gabriel Fauré: Requiem and Pavane. Francis Poulenc: Gloria
Performance: Sunday, November 21, 2021, 3:00 pm
Rehearsals: October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 18*, 19*, 20*


“Sing-along Messiah” (Part I plus the Hallelujah Chorus!) and other holiday selections
Performance: Saturday, December 18, 2021, 7:00 pm
Rehearsals: November 29; December 6, 13, 16*, 17*, 18*


“The Poets Speak”: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on the “Old 104th” Psalm Tune, Five Mystical Songs, and Dona nobis pacem
Performance: Sunday, April 24, 2022, 3:00 pm
Rehearsals: February 7, 14, 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 11; 18*; 21(at St. Paul’s), 22*, 23*


For your audition, please be ready with:

A prepared piece: This could be as simple as a hymn. It could be a folk-song, a selection from musical theater, a selection from classical repertoire. Please limit the prepared piece to 3 minutes in length. One verse or 2 to 3 pages is adequate.

A copy of your selection for the accompanist (pianist).  An accompanied piece is preferred to singing a capella.

Your completed Audition Registration Form. (See below)


Audition Registration Form – Please download, complete, and take with you to your audition.


Directions to St. Paul’s Catholic Church
500 Bello St, Pismo Beach


From San Luis Obispo
Take Freeway 101 South to Pismo Beach
Exit at Hinds Ave / Price Canyon (Exit 190 B)
Turn Left onto Price Canyon
Turn left on Bello (first street)
St. Paul’s is on the right.
Turn into parking lot before the church.

From San Luis Obispo (Alternate)
Take Highway 227 (Broad Street) South
Turn right on Price Canyon Road
Turn right on Bello (before 101 overpass)
St. Paul’s is on the right.
Turn into parking lot before the church.

From South County
Take 101 North
Exit at Price Street (Exit 190)
Turn right on Price Canyon (first light!)
Turn left on Bello (first street)
St. Paul’s is on the right.
Turn into parking lot before the church.