Voice Auditions

Repertoire: At least two and no more than three pieces of contrasting moods and from contrasting periods. (Baroque, Romantic, contemporary, etc) One of the pieces must be in English, and at least one must be in a different language. The student should select the pieces that best show his/her voice, musicianship, communication, and personality. All selections should be in a classical style; pop, jazz, and contemporary musical theater are not appropriate. All selections must be memorized. The student may be asked to explain the meaning of the text of the songs.

You will also need to fill out the School of Music Audition form.

Sight-reading: Student may be asked to sight-read a simple melody.

Repertoire list: Students should bring a list of pieces that she/he has performed or studied.

Voice

  • Repertoire: Four pieces from contrasting periods (Baroque, Romantic, contemporary, etc) and of contrasting moods, one each in Italian, French, German, and English. Performers should select the pieces that best show his/her voice, musicianship, communication, and personality. All selections should be in a classical style; pop, jazz, and contemporary musical theater are not appropriate. All selections must be memorized. The student may be asked to explain the meaning of the selections.
  • Sight-Reading: Students may be asked to sight-sing a simple melody.
  • Repertoire list: Students should bring a list of pieces that she/he has performed or studied.

Choral Conducting

PLEASE NOTE: SF STATE IS NOT ACCEPTING CHORAL CONDUCTING APPLICATIONS AT THIS TIME.