Come sing with the Long Beach Camerata Singers under the direction of Grammy Award winning conductor, Dr. James Bass.


Auditions for the 2024-2025 Season will be held May 30th for staff singers ONLY.  Volunteer singer auditions will take place on June 24th and August 06*.

*PLEASE NOTE: June 24 and August 06 auditions are for community (volunteer) singers only. If you would like to be considered for a staff position, please schedule your audition for May 30.  All staff positions will be filled based on the May auditions.

Audition Requirements:

  • Please prepare one single audition piece
    (Aria, Art Song or Folk Song preferred)
  • Pianist will be provided
  • Bring a copy of your music for the pianist
  • You will be asked to sight-read for the audition panel

2024-2025 Season Repertoire Includes:

  • Peace Project VIII, “Pale Blue Dot”
  • Handel’s Messiah
  • Choral Fest: Long Beach
  • Evening of Song

Prior to the audition process, singers will be asked to submit their availability for rehearsal and
performance dates. Singers will be placed on concert rosters based on their auditions,
availability and the needs of the chorus for each concert. If you have any further questions
about the audition process, please direct them to our Associate Conductor, Tammi Alderman

Should you become a member of the Camerata Singers, you will join one of the major choral
organizations in Southern California. As members, singers agree to:

  • Abide by the employment agreement issued to you by the LBCS Personnel Manager.
  • Study the repertoire independently and be prepared for each rehearsal.
  • Provide concert attire: (dressy black), plus concert music folder.
  • More detail is available in our Singer Handbook.


Camerata rehearsals are generally on Tuesdays (7:00-9:45 pm).