Open Call for Auditions

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The Elmer Iseler Singers invite Canadian Professional Singers to Apply for the 2021-2022 Concert Season: All Voices

Based in Toronto, The Elmer Iseler Singers and Artistic Director Lydia Adams are pleased to announce an Open Call for Auditions for the 2021-2022 Concert Season for substitute work and possible future core work with the choir. The choir is looking for high-level professional-quality choral singers for all positions.

The EIS also announce auditions for a soprano/alto opening in the coming season.
Both sopranos and altos will be considered for this core position.

Successful applicants may be invited to a second round of auditions via Zoom, or in person if Covid-19 protocols allow.

The core choir generally rehearses on Monday evenings and Tuesday late afternoon in preparation for our Toronto concert series, educational programs, guest performances and national touring when medical restrictions allow. Extra rehearsals will usually occur the week prior to a concert.

Audition Requirements

Applicants are invited to submit your curriculum vitae to: and to

Please attach an unlisted YouTube audition video, including two accompanied contrasting works demonstrating two languages. If recent accompanied video recordings are not possible given COVID-19 health guidelines from the applicant’s regional health authority, please submit two accompanied audio recordings from the past 24 months with works in two languages.

Please note: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada.
The EIS welcome singers of diverse backgrounds and experiences, and is committed to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access.

The deadline to apply is August 15th, 2021.

For further information, contact:
Jessie Iseler, General Manager
Voice: 905-880-1889