Jazz Singers Placement Auditions

 

AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS

The Jazz Singers Audition takes place over two days. Participation on both days is required. Returning students are required to audition as well.

 

Audition Dates

Tuesday, August 21, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
     -  AND  - 
Thursday, August 28, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.


Audition Materials

Prepare one jazz standard and bring a lead sheet in the correct key.

Improvisation is welcome but not required.


Audition Process

Day one

1. Each student performs a jazz standard in front of the class.
2. Students learn a short selection of music in 4-part harmony which is to be practiced and memorized over the next week.
3. A brief range check, sight reading and tonal memory exercises.

Day two

1. Students sing memorized selection in quartets.

 

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

Andreas Preponis
Vocal Jazz Director
Office: CPAC-219B
Phone: (657) 278-5341
Email: apreponis@fullerton.edu

 

 

 

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