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Early Entrance Auditions
January 12, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Auditions for incoming students 2019-2020. Don’t worry if you don’t have magnet points! You can still get into AMPA by auditioning for our prestigious music and performing arts programs. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for audition information.
Academy of Music and Performing Arts (AMPA)
EARLY DECISION Audition Requirements
JANUARY 12, 2019
Audition is one hour long. Be prepared to learn a dance routine.
Wear appropriate dance clothing. (Hair should be pulled up and no jewelry)
INSTRUMENTAL: (Jazz, Winds, Strings, Percussion and Piano)
Be prepared to play major scales, (minor of possible)
Play a one to two minute memorized piece from the genre you are auditioning for.
If you are auditioning for WINDS bring a copy of your music.
Sight reading will be tested.
Play a piece demonstrating “Classical Technique: finger picking, style and scales.
Prepare a 1-2 minute memorized monologue form a published play.
Prepare and memorized a 1 minute song from a Broadway show.
Prepare a monologue. (You can use the same one from the drama audition)
Prepare a classical song of 32 measures in English or Italian
Bring your own CD or IPOD accompaniment.
Be prepared to sight read a short measure melody in C Major.
All horn players will audition for both Jazz and Winds.
All jazz piano players will also audition for classical piano.