Prepare a song of your choosing with accompaniment. If you are auditioning in-person, please provide sheet music for the accompanist. If you are submitting an audition online, please perform with a karaoke/backing track on your video. Singers may audition for:
Prepare a piece that demonstrates your current skill level. If the piece is accompanied and you are auditioning in-person, please provide sheet music for the accompanist. If you are submitting an audition online, please perform with a karaoke/backing track on your video. (You may also use a backing track for the in-person audition if you'd prefer.) Instrumentalists may audition for:
MUEN 1123 Symphony Orchestra
MUEN 1127 Jazz Ensemble (please audition with a jazz tune of your choice)
Please prepare two contrasting pieces to sing or play on your instrument.
An accompanist will be provided if needed, so please be sure to bring your sheet music. Instrumentalists may also prepare unaccompanied pieces.
For in-person auditions, you may be cut off after a time, so pick a piece or cut that shows your abilities well from the start.
Vocalists must perform from memory.
Students auditioning for private lessons or ensembles may use the same piece/excerpt for one of their scholarship audition pieces.
Professional Development for Musicians (MUSC 1191)
Lone Star College-University Park uniquely offers a course on the music industry. This is a one-credit workforce course we recommend to any students intending to pursue careers in music. Music majors are eligible to enroll, as are non-majors who are approved by audition or interview. For more information or to request permission to enroll, please email Professor Aaron Alon at Aaron.Alon@lonestar.edu.
Testing into Upper Levels
Part of the music degree is a four-semester sequence of Theory, Sight Singing & Ear Training, and Class Piano. Students with extensive experience in these areas may be eligible to pass out of one or more semesters. For more information, email Professor Aaron Alon at Aaron.Alon@lonestar.edu
Scholarships are awarded to students for Performance and Design/Technical Theatre.
Performance: Students must be enrolled in Theatre Practicum and participate in the semester production. For the performance scholarship, you must present two contrasting monologues at the time of the semester production auditions. If you are a musical theatre performer, please also prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre work and provide an accompaniment track.
Design/Technical Theatre: You must be enrolled in Theatre Practicum and participate in the semester production. At time of the semester production auditions, you must present a history of design/technical theatre work and interview for the scholarship.