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LSC-University Park Music & Drama Department Auditions

Upcoming Auditions

MUSIC DEPARTMENT AUDITIONS

 

OPEN AUDITIONS:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 2:30-4:30PM
Black Box Theatre (12.135)

AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT:

Email the Director of Music, Prof. Aaron Alon, to audition for any course by appointment or to set up an audition or interview 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. 

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR:

  • 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. 

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

  • Prepare any song you'd like.  You 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 instructor Mark Thomas at Mark.Thomas@lonestar.edu

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.
  • Questions? 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