Auditions
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Vocal

  • Vocalization to determine range
  • Singing of one prepared solo piece (2-3 minutes in length) such as an operatic aria, spiritual, art song in any language, traditional or patriotic hymn such as The Star Spangled Banner; America the Beautiful, etc.).
  • Sight-singing (a short excerpt from a large choral work or a sight reading exercise)
  • Testing of tonal memory
  • Brief interview with hearing panel
 

Piano

  • All major scales (Performance majors: 4 octaves, all other tracks: 2 octaves)
  • Sight reading simple pieces such as those found in the Bach “Anna Magdalena Notebook” or Bartok “Mikrokosmos” Book 2 and 3
  • Repertoire:
    Performance: Two contrasting pieces of a level equivalent to Bach Three Part Inventions, Beethoven Op. 49 or early Haydn, Mozart sonatas
  • Other tracks: Two contrasting pieces of a level equivalent to Bach Two Part Inventions, Mozart Viennese Sonatinas, Clementi or Kuhlau Sonatinas
 

Instrumental

  • Instrument Audition
 

Composition and Theory

  • Portfolio of Compositions: coming soon
 

Jazz Studies

  • Details : coming soon