Chamber Choir is an “audition only” intermediate high school ensemble at OSA. This choir is open to all 9th – 12th graders, provided that they pass the entrance audition. Students in the Chamber Choir are exposed to wide variety of ensemble repertoire from a variety of genres and geographical locations. Most of the music sung in Chamber Choir consists of 4 – 8 part harmony , and students are expected to read music proficiently and hold their part with ease. Ear training and sight-reading heavily emphasized in order to prepare students for the advanced high school ensemble, V ocal R ush. Chamber Choir students also develop tone quality , genre versatility , vocal control, and stage presence as a soloist while participating in the group. Chamber Choir will have fairly regular performing opportunities and students are expected to handle the demands of a moderately busy performance schedule. As well, students in Chamber Choir are expected to be exceptional leaders and role models in our department both in artistic merit and personal character.