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November 12, 2015


Experienced singers are invited to audition for the award-winning Monmouth Civic Chorus by appointment on Wednesday evenings through May. Tenors are especially encouraged to audition. The Chorus’s spring 2016 concerts feature music by Buxtehude, Lotti, and Casals in March, and Vaughan Williams, Handel, and Britten in May.

This is MCC’s fourth season led by Artistic Director Dr. Ryan James Brandau, who holds the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from the Yale School of Music, an MPhil in historical musicology from the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), and a BA in Music from Princeton University. Dr. Brandau is the Artistic Director of Princeton Pro Musica and works with the Symphonic Choir at Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Interested singers are encouraged to attend a rehearsal. Auditions and rehearsals are held on Wednesdays at Red Bank Charter School, 58 Oakland Street, Red Bank, New Jersey. For an audition appointment or more information, visit and click Sing, e-mail, or call 732-933-9333.

Monmouth Civic Chorus is the proud recipient of the 2008 ASCAP/Chorus America Alice Parker Award, and the 2010 Spinnaker Award for Arts and Culture from the Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce. The Chorus has been called “close to perfect” (Asbury Park Press), “alive and evocative” (The Star-Ledger) and “exceptional” (Red Bank Green).