Audition Requirements

See below for detailed audition requirements.

Applicants are to provide three (3) videos in total.  The first video is to be an introduction video.  The second and third videos are to be the audition videos.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos and performance video auditions that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What dance activities are you involved with?
  3. Introduce what you will be presenting to the judges in your audition videos and briefly discuss why you selected them.
  4. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Audition Videos (2 total)

  1. Using a camera angle that shows your entire body, present two (2) brief solos of contrasting styles–such as ballet and jazz–using music of your choice that highlight your technical abilities, creativity, and personality.
  2. You may use either an accompaniment track or an accompanist for your music.
  3. Costumes should be minimal, modest, and appropriate for the styles of dance you choose to perform.
  4. No editing of a video is allowed.
  5. Files to be named as follows:
    • Solo1_LastName_FirstName
    • Solo2_LastName_FirstName

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Dance

Applicants are to provide three (3) videos in total.  The first video is to be an introduction video.  The second and third videos are to be the audition videos.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos and performance video auditions that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What dance activities are you involved with?
  3. Introduce what you will be presenting to the judges in your audition videos and briefly discuss why you selected them.
  4. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Audition Videos (2 total)

  1. Using a camera angle that shows your entire body, present two (2) brief solos of contrasting styles–such as ballet and jazz–using music of your choice that highlight your technical abilities, creativity, and personality.
  2. You may use either an accompaniment track or an accompanist for your music.
  3. Costumes should be minimal, modest, and appropriate for the styles of dance you choose to perform.
  4. No editing of a video is allowed.
  5. Files to be named as follows:
    • Solo1_LastName_FirstName
    • Solo2_LastName_FirstName

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Applicants are to provide an introduction video, multiple audition videos, and copies of their music selections as outlined below.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, sound quality is important.  Further, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos and performance video auditions that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What music activities are you involved with?
  3. Introduce what you will be presenting to the judges in your audition videos and briefly discuss why you selected the pieces.
  4. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Audition Videos (2 or 3 total depending upon repertoire option selected)

  1. Using a medium frame camera angle that ensures your hands, face, and instrument are always visible, present the following:
    • Brass, Strings, Woodwinds, Piano (chose from either standard or jazz repertoire)
      • Standard Repertoire option
        • Two (2) works with contrasting styles and tempos from standard classical repertoire including solos, etudes, sonata movements or concerto movements.
          • Files to be named as follows:
            • Standard1_LastName_FirstName
            • Standard2_LastName_FirstName
      • Jazz Repertoire option
        • Two (2) jazz standards with contrasting styles and tempos.
          • Files to be named as follows:
            • Jazz1_LastName_FirstName
            • Jazz2_LastName_FirstName
        • One (1) short solo, etude, sonata movement or concerto movement from standard classical repertoire.
          • File to be named as follows:
            • Jazz3_LastName_FirstName
    • Percussion
      • One (1) 4-mallet piece.
        • File to be named:  4mallet_LastName_FirstName
      • One (1) 2-mallet piece.
        • File to be named:  2mallet_LastName_FirstName
      • One (1) snare drum piece.
        • File to be named:  Snare_LastName_FirstName
  1. Use of an accompaniment track or accompanist is allowed for the audition videos.
  2. Use of an external microphone may improve your sound quality and is allowed; however, there should be no amplification or modification of your instrument.
  3. No editing of a video is allowed.

Music Selections

  1. Upload a copy of the score of each of your music selections as separate files.
  2. Files to be named as follows depending upon repertoire selected:
    • Standard Repertoire option
      • Standard1_Title of Music
      • Standard2_Title of Music
    • Jazz Repertoire option
      • Jazz1_Title of Music
      • Jazz2_Title of Music
      • Jazz3_Title of Music
    • Percussion
      • 4mallet_Title of Music
      • 2mallet_Title of Music
      • Snare_Title of Music

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Instrumental Music

Applicants are to provide an introduction video, multiple audition videos, and copies of their music selections as outlined below.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, sound quality is important.  Further, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos and performance video auditions that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What music activities are you involved with?
  3. Introduce what you will be presenting to the judges in your audition videos and briefly discuss why you selected the pieces.
  4. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Audition Videos (2 or 3 total depending upon repertoire option selected)

  1. Using a medium frame camera angle that ensures your hands, face, and instrument are always visible, present the following:
    • Brass, Strings, Woodwinds, Piano (chose from either standard or jazz repertoire)
      • Standard Repertoire option
        • Two (2) works with contrasting styles and tempos from standard classical repertoire including solos, etudes, sonata movements or concerto movements.
          • Files to be named as follows:
            • Standard1_LastName_FirstName
            • Standard2_LastName_FirstName
      • Jazz Repertoire option
        • Two (2) jazz standards with contrasting styles and tempos.
          • Files to be named as follows:
            • Jazz1_LastName_FirstName
            • Jazz2_LastName_FirstName
        • One (1) short solo, etude, sonata movement or concerto movement from standard classical repertoire.
          • File to be named as follows:
            • Jazz3_LastName_FirstName
    • Percussion
      • One (1) 4-mallet piece.
        • File to be named:  4mallet_LastName_FirstName
      • One (1) 2-mallet piece.
        • File to be named:  2mallet_LastName_FirstName
      • One (1) snare drum piece.
        • File to be named:  Snare_LastName_FirstName
  1. Use of an accompaniment track or accompanist is allowed for the audition videos.
  2. Use of an external microphone may improve your sound quality and is allowed; however, there should be no amplification or modification of your instrument.
  3. No editing of a video is allowed.

Music Selections

  1. Upload a copy of the score of each of your music selections as separate files.
  2. Files to be named as follows depending upon repertoire selected:
    • Standard Repertoire option
      • Standard1_Title of Music
      • Standard2_Title of Music
    • Jazz Repertoire option
      • Jazz1_Title of Music
      • Jazz2_Title of Music
      • Jazz3_Title of Music
    • Percussion
      • 4mallet_Title of Music
      • 2mallet_Title of Music
      • Snare_Title of Music

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Applicants are to provide an introduction video, multiple audition videos, and copies of their selected songs and monologues as outlined below.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, sound quality is important.  Further, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos and performance video auditions that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What musical theatre activities are you involved with?
  3. Introduce what you will be presenting to the judges in your audition videos and briefly discuss why you selected the pieces.
  4. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Audition Videos (4 total or 5 total if dance included)

  1. (REQUIRED) Using a medium shot camera angle that clearly shows your face and most of your body from the hips up, present the following:
    • Two (2) contrasting songs from classic to contemporary musical theatre repertoire.  One should be a ballad and one should be up-tempo.
      • Files to be named as follows:
        • Song1_LastName_FirstName
        • Song2_LastName_FirstName
    • Two (2) monologues.  Must be from published plays.
      • Files to be named as follows:
        • Mono1_LastName_FirstName
        • Mono2_LastName_FirstName
  1. (OPTIONAL) Using a camera angle that shows your entire body, present one (1) dance.  Choreography must be performed to music.
      • File to be named as follows:
        • Dance_LastName_FirstName
  2. Use of an accompaniment track or accompanist is allowed for the audition videos.
  3. Use of an external microphone may improve your sound quality and is allowed; however, there should be no amplification or modification of your voice.
  4. No editing of a video is allowed.

Song and Monologue Selections

  1. Upload a copy of the score of each of your music selections as separate files.
    • Files to be named as follows:
      • Song1_Title of Music
      • Song2_Title of Music
  1. Upload a copy of the text of each of your monologues as separate files.
    • Files to be named as follows:
      • Mono1_Title of Monologue
      • Mono2_Title of Monologue

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Musical Theatre

Applicants are to provide an introduction video, multiple audition videos, and copies of their selected songs and monologues as outlined below.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, sound quality is important.  Further, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos and performance video auditions that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What musical theatre activities are you involved with?
  3. Introduce what you will be presenting to the judges in your audition videos and briefly discuss why you selected the pieces.
  4. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Audition Videos (4 total or 5 total if dance included)

  1. (REQUIRED) Using a medium shot camera angle that clearly shows your face and most of your body from the hips up, present the following:
    • Two (2) contrasting songs from classic to contemporary musical theatre repertoire.  One should be a ballad and one should be up-tempo.
      • Files to be named as follows:
        • Song1_LastName_FirstName
        • Song2_LastName_FirstName
    • Two (2) monologues.  Must be from published plays.
      • Files to be named as follows:
        • Mono1_LastName_FirstName
        • Mono2_LastName_FirstName
  1. (OPTIONAL) Using a camera angle that shows your entire body, present one (1) dance.  Choreography must be performed to music.
      • File to be named as follows:
        • Dance_LastName_FirstName
  2. Use of an accompaniment track or accompanist is allowed for the audition videos.
  3. Use of an external microphone may improve your sound quality and is allowed; however, there should be no amplification or modification of your voice.
  4. No editing of a video is allowed.

Song and Monologue Selections

  1. Upload a copy of the score of each of your music selections as separate files.
    • Files to be named as follows:
      • Song1_Title of Music
      • Song2_Title of Music
  1. Upload a copy of the text of each of your monologues as separate files.
    • Files to be named as follows:
      • Mono1_Title of Monologue
      • Mono2_Title of Monologue

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Theatre Arts encompasses four (4) specific areas.  They are: Acting; Production, Design and Technology; Dramaturgy; and Stage Management.  Applicants are to select one (1) of these areas for their submittal.

Applicants are to provide an introduction video, audition video(s), and copies of the additional material listed below.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, sound quality is important.  Further, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos and performance video auditions that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What theatre activities are you involved with?
  3. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Audition Videos (3 total for Acting option, 1 total for other options)

  1. Provide a video that complies with the following:
    • Acting
      • Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce what monologues you will be presenting and briefly discuss why you selected them.
        • File to be named as follows:
          • Acting_LastName_FirstName
      • Using a medium shot camera angle that clearly shows your face and most of your body from the hips up, present two (2) contrasting monologues from published plays.
        • Files to be named as follows:
          • Mono1_LastName_FirstName
          • Mono2_LastName_FirstName
    • Production, Design and Technology
      • Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, discuss your interest and experience in Production, Design or Technology and how they relate to the additional material that you uploaded to the application.
        • File to be named as follows:
          • Tech_LastName_FirstName
    • Dramaturgy
      • Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, discuss your interest and experience in play writing, directing, and theatre history and how they relate to the additional material that you uploaded to the application.
        • File to be named as follows:
          • Drama_LastName_FirstName
    • Stage Management
      • Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, discuss your interest and experience in stage management and how they relate to the additional material that you uploaded to the application.
        • File to be named as follows:
          • Stage_LastName_FirstName
  2. Use of an external microphone may improve your sound quality and is allowed; however, there should be no amplification or modification of your voice.
  3. No editing of a video is allowed.

Additional Material

Provide the following:

  • Acting
    • Upload a copy of the text of each of your monologues as separate files.
      • Files to be named as follows:
        • Mono1_Title of Monologue
        • Mono2_Title of Monologue
  • Production, Design and Technology
    • Upload a portfolio that presents examples of your work.
      • File to be named as follows:
        • Tech_Portfolio
  • Dramaturgy
    • Upload a portfolio that presents examples of your work.
      • File to be named as follows:
        • Drama_Portfolio
  • Stage Management
    • Upload a resume, portfolio or production book showing your work.
      • File to be named as follows:
        • Stage_Portfolio

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts encompasses four (4) specific areas.  They are: Acting; Production, Design and Technology; Dramaturgy; and Stage Management.  Applicants are to select one (1) of these areas for their submittal.

Applicants are to provide an introduction video, audition video(s), and copies of the additional material listed below.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, sound quality is important.  Further, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos and performance video auditions that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What theatre activities are you involved with?
  3. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Audition Videos (3 total for Acting option, 1 total for other options)

  1. Provide a video that complies with the following:
    • Acting
      • Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce what monologues you will be presenting and briefly discuss why you selected them.
        • File to be named as follows:
          • Acting_LastName_FirstName
      • Using a medium shot camera angle that clearly shows your face and most of your body from the hips up, present two (2) contrasting monologues from published plays.
        • Files to be named as follows:
          • Mono1_LastName_FirstName
          • Mono2_LastName_FirstName
    • Production, Design and Technology
      • Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, discuss your interest and experience in Production, Design or Technology and how they relate to the additional material that you uploaded to the application.
        • File to be named as follows:
          • Tech_LastName_FirstName
    • Dramaturgy
      • Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, discuss your interest and experience in play writing, directing, and theatre history and how they relate to the additional material that you uploaded to the application.
        • File to be named as follows:
          • Drama_LastName_FirstName
    • Stage Management
      • Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, discuss your interest and experience in stage management and how they relate to the additional material that you uploaded to the application.
        • File to be named as follows:
          • Stage_LastName_FirstName
  2. Use of an external microphone may improve your sound quality and is allowed; however, there should be no amplification or modification of your voice.
  3. No editing of a video is allowed.

Additional Material

Provide the following:

  • Acting
    • Upload a copy of the text of each of your monologues as separate files.
      • Files to be named as follows:
        • Mono1_Title of Monologue
        • Mono2_Title of Monologue
  • Production, Design and Technology
    • Upload a portfolio that presents examples of your work.
      • File to be named as follows:
        • Tech_Portfolio
  • Dramaturgy
    • Upload a portfolio that presents examples of your work.
      • File to be named as follows:
        • Drama_Portfolio
  • Stage Management
    • Upload a resume, portfolio or production book showing your work.
      • File to be named as follows:
        • Stage_Portfolio

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Visual Art disciplines include ceramics, glass, painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, digital art, animation, film, video, and photography.

Applicants are to provide an introduction video and a written Artist Statement.  Additionally, examples of work are required as outlined below.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos.  Further, it is recommended that applicants seek out tutorials on how to photograph art and create portfolios that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What art activities are you involved with?
  3. Briefly introduce the type of work you will be presenting.
  4. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Artist Statement (1 total)

  1. Upload an Artist Statement of one to two paragraphs in length that describes what type of art you make and why you make it.  This narrative should address items such as:
    • What your art is,
    • What techniques and medium you use,
    • What your thought process was and what are the ideas that you want to convey to viewers of your art, and
    • Who or what inspires you.
    • File to be named as follows:
      • Statement_LastName_FirstName

Portfolios and Examples of Works (1 or more depending upon art medium)

  1. Provide at least five (5) and no more than ten (10) examples of your work.
  2. Examples of work may be of the same or varied media.  For example, an applicant may submit all still art (e.g., ceramics, glass, painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, digital art, and photography), all animations, all videos or films, or any combination of these media so long as the minimum and maximum required quantities are met.
  3. Animations, films, and videos each must be at least 30 seconds, but not more than 3 minutes in length.
  4. For still art, upload all images in a single, consolidated portfolio.
    1. File to be named as follows:
        • Portfolio_LastName_FirstName
  5. For animated works, films, and videos upload each item as a separate file.
      • Files to be appropriately named as follows:
        • Animation1_LastName_FirstName
        • Animation2_LastName_FirstName, etc.
        • Film1_LastName_FirstName
        • Film2_LastName_FirstName, etc.
  6. Applicants are solely responsible for obtaining the appropriate releases or licenses for all persons who appear in the work and for copywritten material.

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Visual Art

Visual Art disciplines include ceramics, glass, painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, digital art, animation, film, video, and photography.

Applicants are to provide an introduction video and a written Artist Statement.  Additionally, examples of work are required as outlined below.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos.  Further, it is recommended that applicants seek out tutorials on how to photograph art and create portfolios that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What art activities are you involved with?
  3. Briefly introduce the type of work you will be presenting.
  4. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Artist Statement (1 total)

  1. Upload an Artist Statement of one to two paragraphs in length that describes what type of art you make and why you make it.  This narrative should address items such as:
    • What your art is,
    • What techniques and medium you use,
    • What your thought process was and what are the ideas that you want to convey to viewers of your art, and
    • Who or what inspires you.
    • File to be named as follows:
      • Statement_LastName_FirstName

Portfolios and Examples of Works (1 or more depending upon art medium)

  1. Provide at least five (5) and no more than ten (10) examples of your work.
  2. Examples of work may be of the same or varied media.  For example, an applicant may submit all still art (e.g., ceramics, glass, painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, digital art, and photography), all animations, all videos or films, or any combination of these media so long as the minimum and maximum required quantities are met.
  3. Animations, films, and videos each must be at least 30 seconds, but not more than 3 minutes in length.
  4. For still art, upload all images in a single, consolidated portfolio.
    1. File to be named as follows:
        • Portfolio_LastName_FirstName
  5. For animated works, films, and videos upload each item as a separate file.
      • Files to be appropriately named as follows:
        • Animation1_LastName_FirstName
        • Animation2_LastName_FirstName, etc.
        • Film1_LastName_FirstName
        • Film2_LastName_FirstName, etc.
  6. Applicants are solely responsible for obtaining the appropriate releases or licenses for all persons who appear in the work and for copywritten material.

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Applicants are to provide three (3) videos in total along with copies of their music selections as outlined below.  The first video is to be an introduction video.  The second and third videos are to be the audition videos.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, sound quality is important.  Further, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos and performance video auditions that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What music activities are you involved with?
  3. Introduce what you will be presenting to the judges in your audition videos and briefly discuss why you selected the pieces.
  4. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Audition Videos (2 total)

  1. Using a medium shot camera angle that clearly shows your face and most of your body from the hips up, present two (2) contrasting songs from standard, classical repertoire of which one (1) piece may be in a foreign language.
  2. Use of an accompaniment track or accompanist is allowed for the audition videos.
  3. Use of an external microphone may improve your sound quality and is allowed; however, there should be no amplification or modification of your voice.
  4. No editing of a video is allowed.
  5. Files to be named as follows:
    • Song1_LastName_FirstName
    • Song2_LastName_FirstName

Music Selections

  1. Upload a copy of the score of each of your music selections as separate files.
  2. Files to be named as follows:
    • Song1_Title of Music
    • Song2_Title of Music

Email the Scholarship Committee with a question.

Vocal Music

Applicants are to provide three (3) videos in total along with copies of their music selections as outlined below.  The first video is to be an introduction video.  The second and third videos are to be the audition videos.

Videos are to be recorded in a neutral setting such as in a home, classroom, studio space, or on a stage.  No special lighting or camera is required; however, sound quality is important.  Further, it is recommended that applicants research various strategies and guidelines on how to create engaging speaking videos and performance video auditions that highlight their talents.

Applicants must adhere to the following directions.

Introduction Video (1 total)

  1. Using a medium close-up (head and shoulders) camera angle, introduce yourself and state your name.
  2. Answer the following questions:
    • What will your major be in college?
    • What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    • What music activities are you involved with?
  3. Introduce what you will be presenting to the judges in your audition videos and briefly discuss why you selected the pieces.
  4. File to be named as follows:
    • Intro_LastName_FirstName

Audition Videos (2 total)

  1. Using a medium shot camera angle that clearly shows your face and most of your body from the hips up, present two (2) contrasting songs from standard, classical repertoire of which one (1) piece may be in a foreign language.
  2. Use of an accompaniment track or accompanist is allowed for the audition videos.
  3. Use of an external microphone may improve your sound quality and is allowed; however, there should be no amplification or modification of your voice.
  4. No editing of a video is allowed.
  5. Files to be named as follows:
    • Song1_LastName_FirstName
    • Song2_LastName_FirstName

Music Selections

  1. Upload a copy of the score of each of your music selections as separate files.
  2. Files to be named as follows:
    • Song1_Title of Music
    • Song2_Title of Music

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