CSB/SJU Chamber Choir

The CSB|SJU Chamber Choir is the select mixed-voice touring ensemble at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University. The group, consisting of around 50 auditioned singers, performs high-caliber choral masterworks. The choir performs several times a year and tours regularly - regionally, nationally, and internationally. The Chamber Choir is directed by Dr. Axel Theimer.

"I don't think of Music as a class or a choir, but as a lifestyle."
Axel Theimer, Director

Audition Information:
Chamber Choir and Men's Chorus


  • SBH 221, SJU


  • Monday, August 26th, 2:00-5:30 PM
  • Tuesday, August 27th, 1:00-6:30 PM
  • Wednesday, August 28th, 1:30-6:30 PM

Audition Process:

  1. Sign up for a specific time (recommended, but not required) - see bulletin board outside of SBH 221
  2. Fill out Audition Form
  3. Come during posted times and,
    1. if no one is waiting and if door is open: come in
    2. if door is closed: Wait - someone is most likely auditioning
  4. Sing prepared selection or ask for music/words of favorites such as:
    1. America the Beautiful, America, National Anthem, etc.
    2. No "pop" music please
    3. Range check
    4. Tone memory check (sing back 3 or 4 notes)
    5. Sight reading

Rosters will be emailed late evening Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Director: Axel Theimer