Auditions 2016 - Jazzaar

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Auditions 2016 – January 16

  • Swiss Youth World-Music Ensemble
  • Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra

Jazzaar auditions are held to select new youth candidates for the two Swiss Youth Ensembles. An additional casting session may be held to determine soloists among vocalists. For the 2016 productions, candidates for the following instruments are required to audition in order to be selected:

1. Vocals
2. Woodwinds (flutes, clarinets, saxophones)
3. Brass (trumpets, trombones)
4. Rhythm Section (keyboards/accordion, guitars, bass, drums/perc.)

The candidates to audition will be informed per e-mail about the time and venue of their scheduled appointment.

Here is your hotline to call if you are late or can’t make the audition on the 16th Jan. 2016:
079 665 51 81

Please be informed of the Evaluation Criteria for the auditions.
The Jury:
Bernd Konrad – Bari saxophonist, Composer, Former Head of Jazz Dept. Musikhochschule Stuttgart
Francis Coletta – Guitarist of Pepe Lienhard
Peter Jaques – Former head of DRS Big Band Zürich
Applicants are requested to prepare for their auditions by learning up a given piece. MP3 files of original recordings and PDFs of lead sheets for different instruments are provided at this password protected site Download – Audition 2016.
Candidates may login with details received per e-mail and download their music on PDF and mp3 formats to prepare for their audition.


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