Choral/Vocal Music

The choral music department at Richland offers four ensembles covering a wide variety of musical styles.

Chamber Singers: This is a larg​e, mixed ensemble. The choir performs a wide variety of choral styles. Audition is required.

Vox Femina: This is a small, select women’s vocal ensemble. The choir performs a wide variety of choral styles. Audition is required.

Richmen: This is a small, select men’s vocal ensemble. The choir performs a wide variety of choral styles. Audition is required.

Jazz Singers: This ensemble provides students with the opportunity to study and perform jazz-style choral literature. Audition is required.

Voice class I: This course is for non-voice majors. It presents the principles of breathing, voice production, tone control, enunciation and phrasing.

Chorus: Opera Workshop: Students learn and perform various opera scenes from a variety of time periods and styles. Audition is required.


Voice Audition Requirements (Choir and Scholarship)

  • Two songs memorized (your selections should be of the same quality as a Texas UIL solo​)
  • One of the two songs should be in a language other than English
  • Sight-sing a unison melody

*An accompanist will not be provided. You may bring an accompanist or sing with a recorded accompaniment.

Voice Audition Requirements (Choir Only)

  • One song of your choice
  • Sight-sing a unison melody

*An accompanist will not be provided. You​ may bring an accompanist or sing with a recorded accompaniment.