Ensemble Members

Sopranos

Janet Buege
Anne Chapman
Samantha Larsen
Victoria Langston
Jodi Salisbury
Renee Stueckle

Altos

Aryn Chatterton
Hannah Discher
Laurel Kaschmitter
Jane Peterson
Brittany Stahley
Shaina Stuckey

Tenors

Jeff Chapman
Eric Diehl
Mitchell Edwards
Aaron Hirsch
Dean Millett
Tony Rosetti
Steven Wenger

Basses

Tom Elliott
Ronnie Gray
Steven Slusher
John Svendsen
Bart Roderick
Chris Wallitner

Requirements and Expectations for Singers

Singers wanting to audition for Canticus Vocal Ensemble need to contact Scott Peterson, Artistic Director, to make an audition appointment. The auditioner is expected to be able to read music well and complete an audition.

The audition will consist of:

  1. Vocalization
  2. Pitch Matching
  3. Repeated patterns on pitch
  4. Sing 30 seconds of an Italian Art Song, aria or a selection from the classical canon that shows the voice at it’s best quality.
  5. Sight reading of an appropriate part from choral literature chosen by the auditioner.

The audition takes about 15 minutes to complete.

Members of Canticus Vocal Ensemble are expected to come to rehearsal with assigned selection prepared and ready to rehearse. We usually have 5 rehearsals for every performance.

Rehearsal & Performance Schedule

Rehearsals are held at:
Englewood Christian Church
511 N 44th Ave.
Yakima, WA 98908
Map

2022

September 2022
20th – Welcome back BBQ, meet and greet and organize music
27th – Regular Rehearsal: 7:00-9:15; Englewood Christian

October
4th – Regular Rehearsal
18th – Regular Rehearsal

November
1st – Regular Rehearsal
8th – Regular Rehearsal
13th – Performance, Sunday, 4:00pm, Englewood Christian
Music from this past spring, plus the commissioned works
29th – Regular Rehearsal

December
6th – Regular Rehearsal
11th – Holiday Concert, Sunday 4:00pm, Englewood Christian
Christmas and Chanukah music
17th – Possible Holiday Pops at Apple Tree?

2023

January 
17th – Regular Rehearsal
31st – Regular Rehearsal

February
14th – Regular Rehearsal
21st – Regular Rehearsal
28th – Regular Rehearsal

March
5th – Performance, 4:00pm, Sunday, Englewood Christian
Music TBA
21st – Regular Rehearsal

April
4th – Regular Rehearsal
18th – Regular Rehearsal
25th – Regular Rehearsal

May
2nd – Regular Rehearsal
7th – Performance, 4:00pm, Sunday, Englewood Christian
Lux Aeterna by Morten Lauridsen and additional works.

Sing with the Yakima Canticus Ensemble

See the Requirements