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VOCAL

  • Sing 2 songs of contrasting style from memory as follows:
    • Vocal contest literature, such as art songs, opera arias; oratorio arias, -OR-
    • Songs from a musical, -OR-
    • Christian contemporary
  • Please send a hard copy of your accompaniment (sheet music) to the SNU School of Music by mail (6729 NW 39th Expressway; Bethany, OK  73008), or by email (to mlewis@snu.edu), or by fax (405-717-6268).

KEYBOARD

  • Perform 2 classical pieces of contrasting styles; at least 1 must be from memory
  • Play 1 hymn arrangement

WINDS AND PERCUSSION
(Listed in order of preference)

  • Perform a solo piece that was prepared for a high school district, regional or state contest, -OR-
  • Perform an etude that was prepared for a high school honor group audition, -OR-
  • Perform a sacred piece that was prepared for a church setting
  • Audition material does not have to be memorized or accompanied

STRINGS

  • Play any 3-octave major scale in quarter notes (quarter note equal to 60 or more)
  • Perform 2 technically contrasting pieces as follows:
    • Classical repertoire, -AND-
    • Etudes prepared for an audition, or pieces prepared for a church setting
  • Memorization and accompaniment are not required


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