Quad City Choral Arts, under the direction of Jon Hurty, will hold auditions for the 2011-12 season on Tuesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 5 from 6 - 9 p.m. or by appointment. For more information and to schedule an audition time please e-mail Jon Hurty at
We are looking for trained singers that have had extensive experience singing in choral ensembles. Ability to sight read and learn music quickly and independently is required. Previous experience as a choral singer is required. For more detailed information about the audition process, please visit http://www.quadcitychoralarts.org/QCCA/Auditions.html
Quad City Choral Arts was founded to provide the Quad City region with high quality choral music. Membership in the ensemble is by audition and many of the singers are music teachers or choir directors in the Quad City region.
About Artistic Director Jon Hurty
Jon Hurty is Artistic Director of Quad City Choral Arts, Director of Choral Activities at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois and Chorale Director at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport, Iowa. Before coming to Rock Island he was Director of Choral Activities at
Concordia University in Irvine, California. He has conducted school, church and community choirs for over thirty years. He completed his undergraduate degree in vocal performance at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, his master’s degree in choral conducting from California State University, Northridge, and his doctorate in choral conducting and literature from the University of Illinois. He has studied conducting with John Alexander, Don Moses, Chester Alwes and Ann Howard Jones. Active as a guest conductor and clinician throughout the United States, he has served in this capacity for the American Choral Directors Association, the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, and the Choral Conductors Guild as well as many churches and high schools.