2019 Spring SMC Music Performance

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

MUSIC 42, Advanced Opera Production

Additional Chorus Auditions: Tuesday, 2/12 at 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m., Room 107
Chorus and bit part auditions only. Leading roles for Mozart's Magic Flute have already been cast. Singers wishing to audition for chorus or bit parts may sing any classical selection. An accompanist will be provided. Bring sheet music for the accompanist. A cast meeting will follow at 8 p.m. in Room 309.

MUSIC 45, Musical Theatre Workshop

Monday, 2/11 at 12:45 p.m., Theatre Arts Building, Studio Stage, Main Campus
Above section 2919 requires a pre-enrollment audition. Students should prepare 32 bars from any musical theatre production and provide sheet music in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. Do not enroll in this section before auditioning.

MUSIC 52, Advanced Production, Musical Theatre (Bonnie & Clyde)

Sunday, 2/24 at 7 p.m. (Studio Stage/open audition); Monday, 2/25 at 7 p.m. (TA101/open audition); Tuesday, 2/26 at 7 p.m. (Studio Stage/callbacks)
Students should prepare a 1-minute monologue; Prepare a song, preferably from the show. Provide sheet music in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided.

MUSIC 53, Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Thursday, 2/14 at 6:45 p.m., Room 107
Prepare 1 memorized jazz standard. An accompanist will be provided. Bring sheet music (lead sheet) for the accompanist in the correct key. The audition consists of two parts. First, students perform a memorized jazz standard in front of the class. Then the instructor teaches a short piece of music in 4-part harmony and tests the students in quartets.

MUSIC 55, Concert Chorale

Wednesday, 2/6 at 6:45 p.m. – 9:50 p.m., Room 107
No audition! Voice placement for new/returning singers.
Concert Choral Audition by Appointment.

MUSIC 57, Advanced Vocal Performance Techniques

Monday, 2/11 at 6:45 p.m., Room 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

Tuesday, 2/5 & Thursday, 2/7 at 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., Room 107
Chamber Choir Audition by Appointment.


Monday, 2/11 at 11:15 a.m., East Wing PAC 310
Skills Advisory: Music 60C or equivalent. Students must have the ability to sight read.

MUSIC 73B, Int Percussion Ensemble

Friday, 2/15 at 8:45 a.m., East Wing Music Hall
Prerequisite: Music 73A or consent of instructor. Students need to demonstrate proficiency on snare drum and keyboard percussion instruments. Students may contact instructor Megumi Smith via email: smith_megumi@smc.edu or meet on the morning of the first class of the semester at 8:45 for a placement audition.

MUSIC 74, Orchestra

Permission of the instructor. Please email stone_brian@smc.edu for information.

MUSIC 77, Wind Ensemble

Wednesday, 2/13 at 6:45 p.m., East Wing Music Hall
Play a short piece. The instructor will then give you a piece to sight read.

MUSIC 78, Jazz Ensemble

Monday, 2/11 at 6:45 p.m., East Wing Music Hall
The instructor will pass out charts for everyone to play. No preparation required.