We are looking for Singers in all voice parts.

The Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida is a highly select, auditioned professional core community chorus under the artistic direction of conductor Dr. Trent Brown.  Our members come from Fort Myers, Naples, Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, and surrounding areas.  We currently have more than 70 singers that include 12 paid core singers making us the area’s only “professional core” chorus. Auditions for core positions are held annually in the Fall.


General Audition Details

Auditions are typically scheduled in September and January and are by appointment. Please contact us at to schedule an audition or with any questions about the audition process.

All auditions will include the following process. Please click on the title of each required piece to see/download the PDF of the music. Practice music links may be found at the bottom of this page:

For All Auditions:

  • Sing a the melody with piano accompaniment to “My Country Tis’ of Thee.” Key will be determined by voice part (Bass/Alto 2 in F; Soprano 1/Tenor 1 in A or B flat; all others voice parts in various keys).

  • Sing with recorded piano accompaniment the provided excerpt form John Rutter’s Requiem, measures 34-42 on melody, then measures 43-51 on your voice part.

  • Sing with recorded piano accompaniment your voice part for Mozart Requiem, “Dies irae.” Tempo will be quarter note at 154, and you will get a two measure count off.

For Core Auditions:

  • Foreign language excerpts in Italian and German, recited in rhythm

  • Additional sigh singing melody

Sound files for practice:

Mozart Requiem: Dies Irae

Rutter Requiem, movement 1 Requiem Aeternum:

Audition results will be emailed to you by our Membership Coordinator
 Weekly rehearsals at the Lamb of God Church, 19691 Cypress View Drive, Fort Myers, will be held on Tuesdays 7-9:30 pm