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The United States Army Chorus: Attention Soprano and Alto Vocalists!


The United States Army Chorus is hiring Soprano and Alto Vocalists.

Apply by January 30, 2023. Auditions in Fort Myer, VA to be held 27-28 March 2023.

Sopranos: March 27, 2023
Altos: March 28, 2023

From its inception in 1956 to the present, The U.S. Army Chorus has established and maintained a reputation of musical excellence. Beyond the traditional military music and patriotic standards, Army Chorus repertoire covers a broad spectrum of genres to include pop, Broadway, folk, and classical music.

Along with performances for presidents, visiting dignitaries and heads of state, the Chorus has appeared in our nation’s most prominent concert halls and music festivals. They have collaborated with such distinguished and diverse musical luminaries as Renee Fleming, Denyce Graves, Sylvia McNair, Kelly Pickler, Kenny Loggins, Lee Greenwood, Lou Rawls, and Miss America Naima Franklin, as well as the National Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, and Aspen Festival orchestras. Notable alumni include Charles Osgood, George Shirley, Steve Lawrence, Richard Stilwell, Martin Katz, and Alvy Powell.
Main duties include rehearsals and performances with The U.S. Army Chorus as ensemble member and soloist, as well as opportunities to be featured with the Concert Band, Orchestra, Strolling Strings, and other ensembles of The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own”. Members also undertake collateral duties as needed in support of the day-to-day operations of the unit.

All applicants should prepare the following materials for the pre-screening.
Current Video Recordings of the following:
Contrasting selections demonstrating commercial vocal capability
     -One selection from Top 100 (Pop, Rock, R&B, Country, Jazz)
     -One contemporary musical theatre selection (Post-1970)
Contrasting selections demonstrating classical vocal capability
     -One Aria or Art Song
     -One golden age musical theatre selection (Pre-1970)
The National anthem, unaccompanied in the key of your choice

Annual starting salary between $66,899 - $74,207

  • Full medical and dental coverage
  • 30 days paid vacation annually
  • The Blended Retirement System allows you to immediately begin contributing to a retirement account, in addition to being eligible for a pension after 20 years of active duty service.
  • Earn full tuition for higher education through the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Also, tuition assistance is available for continuing education.

Submit all application materials electronically and direct any questions or concerns to the Auditions Coordinator, Sergeant First Class Christopher Buckley.

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