Enrolment - Music

Music Audition Requirements
Students will be considered for a place in the Performing Arts Stream in Music based on their audition. Should they be successful at audition students will be invited to an interview with the Principal.

General Criteria that students will be assessed on are:


Instrumental:

  • Performance quality
  • Appropriate standard of performance item
  • Technical ability
  • Intonation
  • Rhythmic Accuracy
  • Musicality

Vocal:

  • Performance quality
  • Vocal projection
  • Intonation
  • Rhythmic Accuracy
  • Appropriate standard of performance item
  • Musicality

In addition to this criteria, students must demonstrate:

  • The ability to work independently and productively
  • Commitment to the Performing Arts both academically and in performance
  • Successful application towards their further academic studies within their other core subjects at our school

Auditions will be run by two Music teachers.

The Instrumental audition will consist of:

  • Performances of prepared pieces by the students
  • Performing two contrasting pieces from 2 to 3 minutes long that demonstrates technical ability and personal expression
  • Performances will be done in front of all other students auditioning
  • Students listening are expected to maintain appropriate concert etiquette
  • Time will be given prior to the auditions for students to set up, warm up and tune their instrument
  • Student will need to bring their own instruments and equipment to the audition. The following instruments and equipment are provided: Piano, Drum Kit and Amps

The Vocal auditions will consist of:

  • Performances of prepared pieces by the students
  • Performing two contrasting vocal items 2 to 3 minutes long, with a backing track (iPod, CD or accompanist).
  • Bring their own accompanist or backing tracks (MP3/ iPod /iPhone or a CD)
  • Performances will be done in front of all other students auditioning
  • Students listening are expected to maintain appropriate concert etiquette
  • Time will be given prior to the auditions for students to warm up their voices

Attire:

  • Appropriate attire for performance.

Audition Length:

  • 2 hours

  To apply for audition please complete one of the following online Expression of Interest forms:

  • Year 7, 2018 Expression of Interest forms for Audition are now closed.