Vorspiele 2012 - Jazzaar

Auditions – Jazzaar Festival 2012

  • Swiss Youth R&B Ensemble
  • Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra

Auditions are in order usually for new candidates and/or if the number of applicants exceed the number of players needed for the orchestras. Castings are called for to determine the level of musicianship.

Please be informed of the Evaluation Criteria for the auditions.

Applicants are requested to prepare for their auditions by learning up one of the 16 given pieces. MP3 play-along recordings and PDFs of leadsheets for different instruments are provided on the Downloads Page. Lyrics are not included. Vocalists can acquire the lyrics elsewhere in the internet. Candidates may login with details received per e-mail and download any one of these MP3 play-along recordings.

For the April 2012 production only certain candidates with the following instruments are required to audition in order to be selected:

1. Vocals
2. Saxophones
3. Trumpets
4. Bass
5. Drums/Percussion

The members of the Jury appointed for this audition are:

Chico Freeman – Saxophone
Markus Hauser – Saxophone
Helen Savari-Renold – Vocals

Here are important information to the Audition time and venue

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2012
Time: 10:00 – ca. 15:30
Venue: Aula, Alte Kantonsschule Aarau (Einsteinhaus)

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