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Choosing appropriate repertoire by Mark Crayton

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Mark Crayton, friend and colleague of mine and Professor of Music at Roosevelt University: Chicago College of Performing Arts has these tips for choosing good repertoire: Choosing Repertoire It is important to remember that your goal is to have a great audition experience and sing well. Audition panels are not going to be impressed with repertoire that is too advanced for young singers. Instead they are going to be impressed with well-prepared, well thought-out and well-sung...

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Help! How do I memorize all this music! by Christopher Lorimer

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Christopher Lorimer, friend and colleague of mine, has advice for people who need suggestions for memorization.  These are notes from a longer class on the subject.  Memorization Ideas Simple concept, makes sense, but why it is so important The best way to combat nerves, is to be completely prepared Inevitable distractions (nerves, confidence, appearance, etc.) need not be complicated by memory concerns The better you know your music the less likely to make unnecessary mistakes When...

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Technical preparations for an audition by Theresa Brancaccio

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Theresa Brancaccio, friend and colleague of mine and  Senior lecturer at Northwestern University has some helpful tips for high school students on how to have an amazing audition.  Terry’s Tips on: HOW TO PREPARE A SONG OR ARIA Translate the text WORD FOR WORD using dictionaries and checking them with reliable books such as those by Coffin, Singer & Delattre, and Schoep & Harris and sources like the Ring of Words by Miller. You should own a good Italian, German, and French...

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Audition: Appearance and Professional Etiquette for a college audition by Dr. Sarah Holmam

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I am including a handout I received from a Sarah Holman, a friend a colleague and professor of music at Wheaton Conservatory.  She has some great advice for how to audition for colleges as a potential voice major.  Audition: Appearance and Professional Etiquette I. Appearance – Opinions on this vary greatly. These are general comments. Please confer with your private instructor for further detailed guidance. A. Women 1. Dress or Skirt – Considerations should include color,...

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