Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Music auditions for Fall 2015

The Patel Conservatory Music Department will hold auditions for their 2015/2016 school year music ensembles.

Tues., Aug. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Sat., Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Auditions will be held for the following ensembles:

  • Chamber Ensembles (Instrumental), Grade 7-College
  • Adult Chamber Ensembles (Instrumental), Adult
  • Vocal Arts Choirs and Ensembles, Grade 5-College
  • Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo and Advanced Jazz Improvisation, Grade 7-College; Adult
  • Rock School, Grade 4-Adult

Audition requirements:

  • Chamber Ensembles - prepare two short, contrasting pieces and scales. Students may be asked to sight-read.
  • Vocal Arts - prepare 16 bars of an art song, folk song, or musical theater song and provide sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. Students may be asked to sight-read.
  • Jazz - prepare one short piece that best represents you, and scales. Students may be asked to improvise and/or sight-read.
  • Rock School - prepare a piece that showcases your ability and aptitude to function in a Rock Band setting. Drums, keyboard and amps are provided, but student must bring a guitar or bass if auditioning on those instruments.
For more information, or to schedule an audition:

For chamber ensembles, jazz or Rock School, contact Allison Novak at allison.novak@strazcenter.org.

For vocal arts choirs and ensembles, contact Kavanaugh Gillespie at kavanaugh.gillespie@strazcenter.org.

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