Jazz Singers Placement Auditions
Mus 406V-01 Jazz Singers is an audition-only ensemble. The audition takes place in two parts during the first week of classes.
Monday, August 22, 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m., CPAC-170
- AND -
Wednesday, August 24, 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m., CPAC-170
Part I – Monday, August 22, 2022, 12 p.m.
- All students prepare a jazz standard to sing memorized in front of the class. The song should ideally be a swing tune. A lead sheet or sheet music in the correct key should be provided to the piano accompanist. A cappella auditions are acceptable as well.
- The students learn a short selection of vocal jazz repertoire in four-part harmony.
Part II – Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 12 p.m.
- Students perform the short selection learned on Monday memorized in quartets.
- Students may be asked to perform a brief vocal range check, sight reading and tonal recall exercises.
Vocal Jazz Director
Phone: (657) 278-5341