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Auditions

2014 SPRING­ SMC MUSIC PERFORMANCE

CLASSES AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

(All auditions are held at the SMC Performing Arts Center unless otherwise noted) 

MUSIC 40, OPERA WORKSHOP – Tues., 2/18 @ 6:45p, Rm.#107

Sing 2 memorized contrasting arias. An accompanist will be provided. Bring sheet music for the accompanist.

MUSIC 45, MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP – Mon., 2/24 @ 12:45p,Theatre Arts Bldg., Studio Stage, Main Campus

Sing 1 memorized musical theatre standard.  An accompanist will be provided.  Bring sheet music for the accompanist.

MUSIC 52, ADV. PROD, MUSICAL THEATRE - Sweeney Todd -

Thurs., 2/20 @ 6:30p, Studio Stage

Prepare 16-bars, preferably from the show or in the style of the show - no a cappella.

Must bring sheet music in proper key - accompanist will be provided.

    

MUSIC 53, JAZZ VOCAL ENSEMBLE – Thurs., 2/20 @ 6:45p, Rm.#107

Sing 1 memorized jazz standard of your choosing. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music/lead sheet with chord symbols for the accompanist. Audition may also consist of basic sight reading, tonal memory, and voice placement. Please sign up for a 5 minute time slot. There is a sign-up sheet posted outside of the Music Department Office.

 MUSIC 55, CONCERT CHORALE – Wed., 2/19 @ 6:45p, Rm. #107

All singers (continuing and new) should attend the first evening rehearsal. Singers will be asked to sing alone and in small groups simple vocal exercises that will be taught that evening.

MUSIC 57, ADVANCED VOCAL PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES –

Wed., 2/19 @ 6:45p, Rm. #115

Sing 2 memorized contrasting songs in the genre of your study.  An accompanist will be provided.  Bring sheet music for the accompanist.

MUSIC 59, CHAMBER CHOIR – Tues., 2/18 @ 3p, Rm. #107

Attend the first rehearsal. We shall rehearse together and singers will be given an assignment for the second rehearsal. The audition is based upon this preparation.

MUSIC 74, ORCHESTRA – Tues., 2/18 @6:45p, Broad Stage

(enter through the Artist Entrance on the west side near the loading dock)

Play a short piece.  The instructor will then give you a piece to sight read.

MUSIC 77, WIND ENSEMBLE – Wed., 2/19 @6:45p, Broad Stage

(enter through the Artist Entrance on the west side near the loading dock)

Play a short piece.  The instructor will then give you a piece to sight read.

 

MUSIC 78, JAZZ ENSEMBLE – Mon., 2/24 @ 6:45p, Rm. #107

The instructor will pass out charts for everyone to play.  No preparation required.