Audition requirements

Instrumentalists:

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Play one unaccompanied dance tune, from memory, with appropriate tempo, rhythm, and interpretation.

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Play a second unaccompanied dance tune of a different type, from memory, with appropriate tempo, rhythm, and interpretation.

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Play one “listening piece,” from memory, with effective style, phrasing, and interpretation.

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Respond in an informed fashion to questions about style, repertoire, and performance considerations.

Vocalists:

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Sing one unaccompanied solo, at a mid- to fast-tempo, from memory, with appropriate tempo, rhythm, and interpretation.

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Sing one unaccompanied solo, at a slow or rubato tempo, from memory, with effective style, phrasing, and interpretation.

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Respond in an informed fashion to questions about style, repertoire, and performance considerations.
 

Additional questions? Contact VMC Director Dr Christopher Smith.