Calling all singers: we want to hear your voice!

The Fresno State Gospel Choir Club, organized by the Department of Africana Studies, is now holding a university wide talent search for up to 15 new voices.

The Fresno State Gospel Choir was formed in the 1970s to introduce performances of a variety of inspirational songs reflecting the African American cultural experience. The Gospel Choir will perform several times a year on campus and across the Valley, both during organized concerts as well as campus and community events. Gospel Choir singers will also make a number of non-performing appearances in representation of Fresno State.

The Gospel Choir Club is now accepting digital audition submissions and there are only seven criteria to join:

  1. Must be a current Fresno State student
  2. Must love to sing!
  3. Must be willing to develop your voice
  4. Must be a team player
  5. Must be serious about professionalism and the creative arts
  6. Must be available for all club rehearsals and meetings
  7. Must be available for all performances, both university and community

To audition, simply record yourself singing for one minute and include your name, major and a short statement about what music means to you. Submissions should be sent as a video or MP3 file to The deadline has been extended to Tuesday, Jan. 16

Singers selected for callbacks will be notified via email and invited to attend an orientation.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a new club, develop your talent and represent your university, all while doing what you love to do — sing!