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Interested in Singing with Vocal Arts Ensemble?

The Vocal Arts Ensemble is a volunteer organization with members who are passionate about choral music. If you are interested in joining our group, please download the Member Guidelines and review. Auditions take place in September or before each concert series every year.  Click here to download VAE Membership Guidelines 

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Our next auditions for all singers will be September 5, 2017 in the evening at the Morro Bay High School Band Room.  Please contact VAE for audition scheduling details and to add your name to the next scheduled audition by emailing or call Gary at (805) 748-8680.

Dear VAE Alumni,

We are inviting you to join us and sing at the PAC on Sunday, June 4th, 2017.
Here is the proposed schedule:
Concert week for VAE and Participating Alumni:
Alumni are welcome to join us at 830pm any Tues. rehearsal
Tuesday, May 30th 7pm/ @ Morro Bay High choir room 7 to 10 pm (alumni 830 pm)
Thursday, June 1st  @ Morro Bay High choir room 7 to 10 pm (alumni 830 pm)
Friday, June 2nd @ Morro Bay High choir room 7 to 10 pm (alumni 830 pm)
“VAE 40th Year Celebration” Concert:
Sunday, June 4th 2017 PAC
12:00 call for VAE, 1:30 call for Alumni- 3 pm concert
Reception in the Lobby to follow  
Here is the scheduled repertoire:
“Celebrate 40 Years with the Vocal Arts”
current VAE Singers:
“Proba Me Deus” Orlando di Lasso
“Alleluia” Ralph Manuel
“Cornerstone” Shawn Kirchner
"Ecce Didi"-Rosey (from tour 2012)
"Nella Fantasia" from the Mission
"Wade in the Water" Koepeke
Part Two with Alumni:
“Sicut Cervus”
“Ching A Ring Chaw-
“Clothes of Heaven”
"Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves" from Nabucco by Verdi
“O Magnum Mysterium” Lauridsen
“Kyrie” with steel drums
The alumni do not have to memorize the repertoire, but you need to know it well.
EMAIL Gary your desire to perform in the second half of the concert, and He’ll email you the music, and your parts recording.  BE SURE to let him know which part you desire to sing.
Alumni will wear concert black and women wear red shoes.

Looking to Volunteer with Vocal Arts Ensemble?

We love volunteers! Volunteers assist as ushers at every concert, earning a complimentary ticket to the event, plus volunteers are needed to plan and work at fundraising and special events throughout the year, like our 

 To be added to our volunteer and usher list, please contact Sarah Maggelet at or call (805) 541-6797.