Cleveland POPS Chorus

Cleveland POPS Orchestra Chorus with Director William Zurkey will be holding auditions for new members for our upcoming 2017-2018 Twenty Second Anniversary concert season.

Auditions will be held one day only—Wednesday, August 23, 2017, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in room G-17 of the Music and Communications Building, Cleveland State University, downtown campus.

Call (216) 765-7677 to register.

The Cleveland POPS Orchestra Chorus is a membership organization that performs with Carl Topilow and the Cleveland POPS Orchestra at numerous concerts and events throughout the Orchestra’s concert season. Most performances will take place at Severance Hall and PlayhouseSquare Center. The chorus will rehearse on most Monday evenings from September through May.

Singers (ages 18 and up) wishing to audition must have previous choral experience and demonstrate good tone quality and sight-reading skills. Applicants will be asked to prepare a solo that best demonstrates their vocal skills.

Bring sheet music to the audition. No accompanist will be provided.

Auditions are by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call Gordon Petitt at 216-765-7677 or email him at

You must fill out the audition form and attach it to your email. Audition Application Form (PDF) – Some users may have to first save the PDF to their computer in order to fill it out electronically with Adobe Acrobat and save as a PDF file. You can also try to right-click on the link and Save As to your computer, then open. If you can’t fill out the application on line, fill it out manually and fax it to 216-765-1931 or mail it to:

Pops Chorus Auditions
24000 Mercantile Rd.
Beachwood, OH 44122