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Schedule an Audition

To schedule a scholarship audition, please contact the appropriate person listed below.

Vocal

Prof. Rebekah Ambrosini
rambrosi@snu.edu or call 405.491.6344

Keyboard

Dr. Bryan Powell  
bpowell@snu.edu 717-6245

Woodwind / Brass / Percussion

Prof. Danny Abrego  
dabrego@snu.edu  491-6340

SNU School of Music - Auditions

Audition Requirements

Only prospective students who are prepared and meet the following guidelines may audition.

Casual business attire is deemed appropriate for a scholarship audition.

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
  • Bring an accompaniment or an accompanist

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

Our Nazarene Heritage
Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for lives of service to God, leadership, and reconciliation toward their neighbors and within the global community. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage

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