CONCERT CHOIR STUDENT INFORMATION
Each school may submit ONE quartet consisting strictly of one soprano, one alto, one tenor, and one bass. All applications must be submitted by the Director on the Director's Application by November 1st, 2018.
- Choir students are to memorize the music before attending the Honor Choir weekend.
- Students will be tested upon arrival on Thursday night. If a student does not know their music, they will attend a mandatory rehearsal until they are prepared.
Jazz Choir Application Process
All Jazz Choir recordings will be submitted by the Director on the Director's Application. All audition materials must be uploaded by November 1st, 2018.
Jazz Choir Recording Instructions
~One track per student (see website for recording instructions)
~name each track as follows: School -Instrument - Name.
~MP3 file format only.
~Each Director will Upload 1 MP3 file per student to the Director’s Application.
~Each audition recording must contain the following material recorded in the listed order:
Name of Student
Name of School
Name of Instrument
Chromatic scale, eighth notes, any syllable. Quarter note = 120
Blues scale, eighth notes, any syllable. Quarter note = 120
Solo, "I'm Old Fashioned", with accompaniment such as Aebersold or Band in a Box
Part singing "London by Night," a cappella
2-3 choruses of improvisation, with accompaniment such as Aebersold or Band in a Box
~Perform scales and passages at specified tempos.
~Listen to the completed recording to make sure that everything is recorded in order and review the directions above.
~Cheating will not be tolerated.
~Recordings are not to be electronically enhanced. Enhanced recordings will be eliminated from consideration for participation in the honor jazz choir.