Haydn Creation Chorus Info

Thank you for your interest in singing Haydn's Creation with the East Texas Symphony Orchestra on April 25, 2020. This year, the ETSO chorus will combine forces with the Tyler Junior College Concert Choir and the Tyler Civic Chorale! If you're interested in singing with the ETSO Chorus, read on!

The chorus will be prepared by Dr. Eric Posada and rehearsals will take place every Monday from 7pm to 9pm at First Presbyterian Church located at 230 W. Rusk St. in Tyler. The first rehearsal is Monday, January 27. 

Scores will be made available for purchase by ETSO for $18 at the first rehearsal.  

Dress rehearsals with the East Texas Symphony Orchestra will take place at the UT Tyler Cowan Center on Friday, April 24 from 7:30pm to 10pm and Saturday, April 25 from 12:30pm to 3pm. Participation in both rehearsals is required to sing on the performance! 

The performance is Saturday, April 25 at 7:30pm.

Bookmark this page and check back frequently for rehearsal notes, reference recordings and other important info! All communications will be sent via email so please make sure we have a valid email address on file for you!

For questions about singing Haydn's Creation, email ETSOTheCreation@gmail.com or info@etso.org

For New Singers

A brief audition will be required if you did not sing with the ETSO chorus on either Brahms' Requiem (2016) or Beethoven 9 (2018) and are not a part of one of the above-mentioned groups. 

Auditions will take place on Monday, January 20, 2020 from 6pm to 9pm at First Presbyterian Church in Tyler. Please prepare 2-3 minutes of music of your choice that demonstrates your vocal abilities. Please bring a piano score for the accompanist. You will also be asked to vocalize. Auditions will be scheduled in groups of 8 each hour on a first come, first served basis. 

To sign up for an audition, click here: Audition Sign-Up Form

For Returning Singers

If you sang with the ETSO Chorus for Brahms' Requiem or Beethoven 9, you do not need to re-audition. However, please use this form to sign up to participate: Returning Singer Sign-Up Form

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