2020 Spring SMC Music Ensemble Audition Schedule

All auditions are held at the SMC Performing Arts Center unless otherwise noted.

MUSIC 42, Opera Production

Tuesday, 2/18, 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m., Room 107
Auditions will be held from 6:45-7:45 p.m. for chorus and small parts only. Please sing one classical song or aria. Bring sheet music for the accompanist, who will be provided for you. Leading roles for our full production of Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann have already been cast. The first Cast Meeting and Rehearsal will begin at 8 p.m. in PAC 309. Email DeStefano_Janelle@smc.edu for more information.

MUSIC 45, Musical Theatre Workshop

Monday, 2/19, 12:45 p.m., Theatre Arts Building, Studio Stage, Main Campus
Musical Theatre Workshop requires a pre-enrollment audition. Students should prepare 32 bars from any musical theatre song and provide sheet music in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. Do not enroll in this section before auditioning.

MUSIC 52, Musical Theatre, Advanced Production

Monday, 2/19, 6:30 p.m., or Thursday, 2/20, 6:30 p.m., Theatre Arts Building, Studio Stage, Main Campus
Musical Theatre, Advanced Production, requires a pre-enrollment audition. Students should prepare 32 measures from any musical theatre song and a one-minute monologue from any theatrical genre. Please provide sheet music in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. Do not enroll in this section before auditioning.

MUSIC 53, Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Thursday, 2/20, 6:45 p.m., Room 107
Prepare one memorized jazz standard. Please bring sheet music (or a lead sheet), in the correct key, for the accompanist, who will be provided for you. In addition, the instructor will teach a short piece of music in four-part harmony and test students in quartets.

MUSIC 55, Concert Chorale

Wednesday, 2/19, 6:45 p.m., Room 107
No audition! Voice placement for new singers, by appointment.

MUSIC 57, Advanced Vocal Performance Techniques

Monday, 2/24, 6:45 p.m., Room 115
Sing two memorized, contrasting songs in the genre of your study. Please bring sheet music for the accompanist who will be provided for you.

MUSIC 59, Chamber Choir

Tuesday, 2/18, 3:45 p.m., Room 107
Audition required for new and returning singers, by appointment.

MUSIC 73B, Intermediate Percussion Ensemble

Friday, 2/21, 8:45 a.m., Room 110 (East Wing Music Hall)
Skills advisory: Music 73A (proficiency on snare drum and keyboard percussion instruments). Please contact Smith_Megumi@smc.edu or meet on the morning of the first class of the semester at 8:45 a.m. for a placement audition.

MUSIC 74, Orchestra

Tuesday, 2/18, 6:45 p.m., Room 110 (East Wing Music Hall)
Audition is required for new members only. Play scales and a short solo piece of your choice.

MUSIC 77, Wind Ensemble

Wednesday, 2/19, 6:45 p.m., Room 110 (East Wing Music Hall)
Students with prior instrument experience are encouraged to audition for the SMC Wind Ensemble. The audition will consist of two selected major scales, a short, prepared solo (2 minutes), and possible sight-reading.

MUSIC 78, Jazz Ensemble

Monday, 2/24, 6:45 p.m., Room 110 (East Wing Music Hall)
The instructor will provide charts for everyone to play. No preparation required.