Audition Requirements

Vocal

  • One solo work demonstrating technical facility and interpretation
  • Keyboard accompaniment is preferable

Instrumental

  • One solo work demonstrating technical facility and interpretation
  • Two major and two minor scales
  • Keyboard accompaniment is preferable, unless not required by the score

Percussion

  • Demonstrate skills on snare, mallet instruments and timpani

Piano/Organ

  • One solo work demonstrating technical facility and interpretation
  • Two major and two minor scales
  • Keyboard students are required to participate in a large ensemble and must submit one solo work on another instrument or voice. Less experienced vocalists may sing a one-octave scale on "la" and the melody of a familiar hymn or folk tune.

Secondary Instrument

  • Students who play/sing at an intermediate level and would like to take secondary lessons or play/sing in a secondary large ensemble at LSM must submit one solo work on this instrument/voice. Secondary lesson placement is subject to studio availability. Secondary ensemble placement is determined by registration day auditions.