Festival Singers Auditions

October 25, 2022

Each year, we invite experienced singers of the parish to join the ScholaCantorumfor our Advent Lessons and Carols and Christmas Eve Choral Preludeand Mass at the Cathedral. Singers must be able to attend all rehearsals for these events but are not obligated to sing for both occasions. We are looking for singers with an ability to read music, a pleasant voice, previous adult choral experience, and a commitment to work diligently and cooperatively. The schedule of rehearsals, shown below, includes some Mondays and all Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, November 30.

Lessons and Carols

  • Wednesdays, November 30 and December 7, 8-9pm:  Rehearsal
  • Monday, December 5, 7–9pm:  Rehearsal
  • Sunday, December 11,  7:30–9pm: Advent Lessons and Carols(6:30 pm arrival)

Christmas Eve


  • Wednesday, December 14,  8-9pm:  Rehearsal
  • Monday, December 19, 7-9pm:  Rehearsal
  • Wednesday, December 21, 7-9pm:  Rehearsal
  • Saturday, December 24: 9:15 pm Prelude &10pm Mass (8pm arrival)

To schedule an audition or for more information, contact Tom Stehle at tstehle@stmatthewscathedral.org or 202-587-5141.