Chamber Singers

  1. Range testing - singing up and down the scale to determine your vocal range.
  2. Tonal memory - echoing short melodies played on the piano.
  3. Sight-singing
  4. A prepared solo is not required.

Jazz Vocal Ensemble

  1. Be prepared to sing one “chorus” (no verses, please) of an up-tempo tune (“swing”) and one slow tune (“ballad”) from the ”standard” or jazz repertoire. “Standard” tunes are those by composers such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Jimmy McHugh, James Van Heusen, Richard Rogers, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington etc., as performed in a jazz style by Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McCrae, Dianna Kraal, Natalie Cole, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, or Harry Connick Jr. (to name just a few.)
  2. Although not necessarily a requirement for admission to the ensemble, be prepared to sight-read (sight-sing) melodies and rhythms in the jazz style. Some traditional sight-singing ability is required.
  3. If you are comfortable with improvisation or “scat singing,” you will be asked to demonstrate. The ability to improvise is not a requirement for admission to the ensemble.
  4. You will be asked to demonstrate your pitch recognition and melodic memory by vocalizing melodic excerpts immediately after they are played on the piano.
  5. You will be asked to demonstrate your ability to sustain a pitch with and without vibrato.

Concert Choir is a non-auditioned group of 100+ singers and is open to all campers. The Concert Choir performs a wide range of selections representing both classical and popular styles.

Women’s Choir Is a non-auditioned group of soprano and alto voices that perform music written specifically for treble voices.

TeBa Choir is a non-auditioned group of tenor and bass voices that perform music written specifically for tenor and bass voices.


Mailing Address:
Cannon Music Camp
ASU Box 32031
Boone, North Carolina 28608
Physical Address:
Cannon Music Camp
Broyhill Music Center
813 Rivers Street - Room 115
Boone, North Carolina 28608
Phone: 828-262-4091
Fax: 828-262-3021 
Please contact our office for all information regarding the Camp and the process for applying:



Please use this email address for all correspondence.

Camp Director:
Mr. James G. Daugherty
Camp Administrator:


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