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CLASSICAL VOICE

INCOMING 9TH GRADERS

BE PREPARED

  • to sing a song of your choice from memory
    • classical art song is preferred
    • no pop songs 
  • to sight-sing an excerpt selected by the audition committee
    • reading music skills helpful but not required
  • for a short interview 

BRING

  • a copy of your music for the accompanist

NOT PERMITTED

  • recorded music
  • self-accompaniment
  • singing a cappella
  • outside accompanists or coaches

INCOMING 10TH GRADERS

All of the 9th grade requirements plus

  • sing an art song in English
  • examples: Music for a While by Purcell or Loveliest of Trees by Duke)

INCOMING 11TH GRADERS

All of the 9th grade requirements plus

  • sing an art song in English
  • examples: Music for a While by Purcell or Loveliest of Trees by Duke)
  • sing an art song in Italian
  • example: Caro mio ben by Giordani)

INCOMING 12TH GRADERS

All of the 9th grade requirements plus

  • sing an art song in English
  • examples: Music for a While by Purcell or Loveliest of Trees by Duke)
  • sing an art song in Italian
  • example: Caro mio ben by Giordani
  • sing a German lied in German
  • example: Wiegenlied by Brahms)

JAZZ & CONTEMPORARY VOICE

ALL GRADE LEVELS

LEARN

BE PREPARED

  • to sing Centerpiece
     
  • to sing a song of your choice from memory
    • can be an excerpt
    • up to 1 minute 30 seconds
    • may sing a cappella
  • to sight-sing an excerpt selected by the audition committee
    • reading music skills helpful but not required
  • for a short interview 

BRING

  • a copy of your music for the accompanist

NOT PERMITTED

  • outside accompanists or coaches