All State Choir Audition Cuts Announced

 

Below is the auditon cut release for tomorrows All State audition.  Read carefully.

Attention Choral Audition Students:


Have your three pieces of music opened to the correct page and ready to go in order when you walk in to the audition room.

 

The first excerpt will begin immediately following the completion of the scales and arpeggios.  Be ready to move on to the next excerpt when you have completed the previous one.

 

There are about 6 seconds of time between the ending of the arpeggios and the beginning of excerpt #1 accompaniment, about 4 seconds from the end of excerpt #1 until the beginning of excerpt #2 accompaniment, and about 3 seconds from the end of excerpt #2 to the beginning of excerpt #3 accompaniment.


Good luck in your auditions!

Kelly Meyer, NMEA Choral Chair, Beatrice High School

 

Selections for the 2009 NMEA All-State Chorus Auditions:


ORDER OF AUDITION

 

  1. Scales and arpeggios.  This will be performed exactly as on the rehearsal CD.  First with accompaniment, then a cappella.
  2. Calm as the Night.  Accompaniment starts at downbeat of measure 26, tenors and basses begin singing at measure 28, sopranos and altos begin singing at measure 32.  All voices sing through to the downbeat of measure 47.
  3. Domine Fili Unigenite.  Accompaniment starts at measure 18.  Altos and basses begin singing at measure 26, sopranos begin singing at measure 27, and tenors begin singing at measure 28.  Sopranos and altos sing through to downbeat of measure 54.  Tenors sing through to downbeat of measure 52.  Basses sing through to beat 2 of measure 53.
  4. O Tebe raduyetsia.  Accompaniment starts on beat 2 of measure 25, after the word “bist.”  All parts sing at measure 27, beat 3, with the word “lo-zhe-sna.”   All parts sing through to the end of measure 40.