We are pleased to announce that between August 24-September 10 2021 the Vancouver Chamber Choir and Artistic Director Kari Turunen will hold a hearing to hire substitute/extra tenors for the Vancouver Chamber Choir’s 21-22 performance season. Applicants may be invited to join Artistic Director Kari Turunen for a second round of auditions via Zoom.

The choir typically rehearses three mornings a week (Tuesday to Thursday) in preparation for ten concerts a year plus a wide array of educational programming and touring (when health restrictions permit). Successful applicants will be hired on a show-by-show basis.

Audition Requirements:

  • Applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae to
  • Applicants are asked to please also include an unlisted audition video Youtube link featuring the applicant performing two accompanied contrasting solo works or arias for tenors.
  • If coordinating a recording with accompaniment is not possible for applicants given COVID-19 health guidelines in the applicant’s regional health authority, accompanied recordings from the past 24 months will be deemed acceptable.

Please email Heather at if you have any further questions.

Note: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents.

The deadline to apply is Friday September 10 at midnight (Pacific Daylight Time).