Auditions 2015 - Jazzaar

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Auditions 2015 – January 17

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

Auditions 2015 is held to select new candidates and/or if the number of applicants exceed the number of players needed for the orchestras. An additional casting session may be called for to determine soloists among vocalists.

Here is the emergency tel. # to call if you are late or can’t make the audition on the 17th Jan.
079 665 51 81

Please be informed of the Evaluation Criteria for the auditions.
The Jury:
George Robert – Head of Jazz Dept. University of Lausanne, HEMU
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 play-along recordings and PDFs of lead sheets for different instruments are provided at the password protected Downloads Page.

Candidates may login with details received per e-mail and download any one of these MP3 play-along recordings from the password protected site.

For the 2015 projects, candidates with the following instruments are required to audition in order to be selected:

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


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