Auditions

Auditions for Blue Notes are open!

 


Dates: Tuesday, September 5th and Thursday, September 7th
Location: Piano Lab (NVC 7-170)

Time Slots

Time slots will be available from 12:30 – 2 PM as well as 6 – 8 PM. Each time slot is 10 minutes long. As auditions can run ahead or behind, we would recommend that you arrive 15 minutes before – and be available to stay 15 minutes after – your scheduled time.

Sign up for audition slots here.

General Interest Meeting

Dates: Tuesday, August 29th & Thursday, August 31st
Time: Club Hours, 12:30 – 2:30 PM
Location(s): RM 3-215 (Tues.) | RM 3-145 (Thurs.)

It is highly recommended that prospective members attend the general interest meeting(s) to go over the audition process. In addition to having an opportunity to practice for your audition, those who attend will have priority to sign up for audition time slots.

The Audition

When you arrive to your audition, please bring your completed audition form and be prepared to sing 16 bars of any song of your choice.

Range: We will ask you to sing some scales and exercises to determine your range.
Tonal Memory: We will play a short phrase, and ask you to sing it back to us by ear.
Sight Singing: You will be given 8 bars of sheet music and the starting note. We will ask you to sing the music to the best of your abilities.
Harmony: We will teach you 8 bars of music and ask you to sing it while another person harmonizes with you.

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