Evaluation Criteria - Audition 2016 - Jazzaar

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Evaluation Criteria for Auditions 2016

Candidates should prepare one compulsory piece written for their instrument under their chosen orchestra at the password protected link below.

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Here are more details to the Auditions…
 
Vocals

1. Sing the head of the compulsory piece accompanied only by a metronome.

2. Sing a song of your own choice in any style with a play-along CD, or one instrumental accompaniment (piano, guitar, bass, etc). You’re welcome to demonstrate your improvisation skills if you would like to receive solo features (rare) during the performance. A metronome, CD/MP3 player, a piano and amplifiers are provided for you at the audition.

3. You will receive a second piece of music 15 minutes before your audition for sight reading. So please be at the venue on time for preparation.

You will be evaluated on:
– Accuracy of notes and rhythm
– Entrance at the correct cues
– Musicality
 
Brass & Wind Instruments

1. Play the head of the compulsory piece accompanied only by a metronome.

2. Play another piece of your own choice in any style with a play-along CD, or one instrumental accompaniment (piano, guitar, bass, etc). You’re welcome to demonstrate your improvisation skills if you would like to receive solo features (rare) during the performance. A metronome, CD/MP3 player, a piano and amplifiers are provided for you at the audition.

3. You will receive a second piece of music 15 minutes before your audition for sight reading. So please be at the venue on time for preparation.

You will be evaluated on:
– Accuracy of notes and rhythm
– Entrance at the correct cues
– Musicality
 
Guitar, Piano/Keyboards, Accordion, E-Bass & Double Bass

  • Amplifiers are provided

1. Play the head of the compulsory piece accompanied only by a metronome.

2. Play another piece of your own choice in any style with a play-along CD. Do show your ability in accompanying a soloist. You’re welcome to demonstrate your improvisation skills if you would like to receive solo features (rare) during the performance. A metronome, CD/MP3 player, a piano and amplifiers are provided for you at the audition.

3. You will receive a second piece of music 15 minutes before your audition for sight reading. So please be at the venue on time for preparation.

You will be evaluated on:
– Accuracy of notes and rhythm
– Entrance at the correct cues
– Musicality
 
Drummers/Percussionists

  • A drum set is provided

All drummers and percussionists will audition on the drums.

1. Play the head of the compulsory piece accompanied by a metronome/click track.

2. Play another piece of your own choice in any style with a metronome, play-along CD, or one instrumental accompaniment. A Metronome, CD/MP3 player, a piano and amplifiers are provided.

3. You will receive a second piece of music 15 minutes before your audition for sight reading. So please be at the venue on time for preparation.

You will be evaluated on:
– Sense of time and versatility in styles and grooves
– Reading drum/percussion parts
– Musicality

 

 

 
 

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