2019 Fall SMC Music Ensemble Audition Schedule

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

MUSIC 40, Opera Workshop

Tuesday, 8/20, 6:00 p.m. – 9:50 p.m., Room 309, and
Tuesday, 8/27, 6:45 p.m.
– 9:50 p.m., Room 107
Sing 2 memorized contrasting arias. Please bring sheet music for the accompanist, who will be provided for you. Email DeStefano_Janelle@smc.edu for more information.

MUSIC 45, Musical Theatre Workshop

Monday, 8/26, 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 production and 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, 8/29, 6:45 p.m., Room 107
Prepare 1 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 4-part harmony and test students in quartets.

MUSIC 55, Concert Chorale

Tuesday, 8/20, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Room 107, and
Wednesday, 8/21, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Room 107, and
Thursday, 8/22, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Room 107

No audition! Voice placement for new singers, by appointment.

MUSIC 57, Advanced Vocal Performance Techniques

Monday, 8/26, 6:45 p.m., Room 309
Sing 2 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, 8/20, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Room 107, and
Wednesday, 8/21, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Room 107, and
Thursday, 8/22, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Room 107

Audition required for new and returning singers, by appointment.

MUSIC 74, Orchestra

Tuesday, 8/27, 6:45 p.m., Room 110 (East Wing Music Hall)
Play scales and a short solo piece of your choice.

MUSIC 77, Wind Ensemble

Wednesday, 8/28, 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 2 selected major scales, a short, prepared solo (2 minutes), and possible sight-reading.

MUSIC 78, Jazz Ensemble

Monday, 8/26, 6:45 p.m., Room 110 (East Wing Music Hall)
The instructor will provide charts for everyone to play. No preparation required.