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LSC-University Park Music & Drama Department Auditions

Upcoming Auditions

 

DRAMA DEPARTMENT AUDITIONS

All roles open for Urinetown: the Musical.  LSC students cast in the production will be required to enroll in a one-credit hour practicum course (DRAM 1120/1121/2120/2121).  Please prepare: 32 bars of an up-tempo, contemporary musical theatre song and a two-minute monologue, comedic in nature. Dance call to follow.  

Auditions are Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, 6-10PM in the Black Box Theatre (B12.135).

MUSIC DEPARTMENT AUDITIONS FOR:

  • Professional Development for Musicians (MUSC 1191): Learn how to survive and thrive in the music industry. This course will assist students in developing the critical skills required to be successful musicians in the professional world. 
  • Concert Choir (MUEN 1141): Concert Choir is a large vocal ensemble performing large-scale sacred and secular works. In addition to local concerts, the group participates in campus activities. 
  • Pop Singers (MUEN 1154): The Pop Singers specialize in performing contemporary popular music, including music of radio, TV, motion picture, and Broadway. Some choreography and staging may be involved. 
  • Class Voice (MUSI 1183): Beginning voice instruction for the student who has little or no experience. 
  • Private Studio Placement (MUAP 1181/1282/2282): Intermediate and advanced students will be placed into a private voice instructor's studio.

WHAT TO PREPARE

Concert Choir

  • Prepare a classical/folk song and a contrasting musical theatre song. An accompanist will be provided, so be sure to bring sheet music! Students will also be asked to sight read, as part of their auditions.
  • Question? Email choir director Leah Dyer at Leah.E.Dyer@lonestar.edu.

Pop Singers

  • Prepare two contrasting short songs (or excerpts of songs) in contrasting popular styles (pop, rock, musical theatre, R&B, etc.).  An accompanist will be provided, so be sure to bring sheet music! 
  • Questions? Email Director of Music Aaron Alon at Aaron.Alon@lonestar.edu.

Class Voice/Private Voice

  • Prepare any song you'd like.  Bring sheet music for private voice studio placement.  Class voice students can sing a cappella or with an accompanist (bring sheet music if you'd like to use the accompanist).  You may be asked to sing some notes played on a piano.
  • Questions? Email Aaron Alon (Aaron.Alon@lonestar.edu) for private voice or Mark Thomas (Mark.Thomas@lonestar.edu) for class voice. 

Professional Development for Musicians

  • Singers and instrumentalists should prepare two contrasting excerpts.
  • Non-performers will be interviewed. 
  • Bring a résumé or CV if you have one.
  • If you have questions or to set up your audition, email Director of Music Aaron Alon at Aaron.Alon@lonestar.edu.

SCHEDULE YOUR AUDITION

Email Director of Music Aaron Alon at Aaron.Alon@lonestar.edu to schedule your audition time.  Times are available between 2:30 and 4:30PM on January 17, 2018.

Walk-ins are also welcome, but those with scheduled time slots are given priority. 

Can't make this time/day?

Email the relevant professor to set up an alternate audition time:

Questions?

For further information about auditions, please contact Professors Aaron Alon (music) or William Grayson (theatre).

Kari Breitigam
Department Chair
281.290.2642
Office: B12.109

Jonathan Anderson 
Dean
281.401.5313 
Office: B13.818B

Aaron Alon
Director of Music
281.290.5009
Office: B12.110

William Grayson
Director of Theatre
281.290.2956
Office: B12.108