.faq 4: audition advice for music majors
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Okay audition advice for you guys who want to be music majors either at St Rose or another school. I tell people you don't go where you feel lead to B go where you feel is a good fit for you. If that's not St Rose as much as it is for me like no hard feelings. This is good solid advice for any school prep early. Um, even if you don't know the exact schools were applying for you've been to the types of music they're gonna be looking for. Um, if you're going for music ed music, be a music performance, music, composition, anything along those lines, you're gonna need classical pieces. You were more of a jazz musician where you do a lot of musical theatre and stuff. Start learning those types of pieces, get in with private lessons with a teacher, and that's the other thing. Get in with a private teacher who's helped a lot of students through college auditions before, or who's just a skilled teacher in general and start learning those types of repertoire. Ninth grade is not to start too soon, to start learning those types of weapons are if you're even remotely considering going to college for music after that junior year, junior year at the latest, start pinpointing the places you're gonna audition, get the requirements down and plan which pieces you're going to do for which school and what you're going to take, how long it's going to take learn them and how you're going to go about learning them. The sooner you planned the last stressed out you'LL be planning stage while you do that we'LL be stressful. Sit down with your private lesson teacher and do it he's going to make when you actually audition so much less stressful and so much better. Um, usually part of the audition process will also be an informal interview. No guys and girls wearing, you know, semi fancy dress. Not like you know you're going out to the prom, but send my fancy dress or like a tux or full suit guys. At very least, business casual is kind of what you're going for. You should dress to impress on DH dress in a way that makes you feel comfortable. I look awesome today because that will make it better when you perform, and it just honestly a boost my confidence. I think if you know, you look in the mirror and you look good, be like Hey saying I think that helps all of us. So make sure you know that's all taken care of After you've gone through all that, do the hard work and pace yourself. Make sure that if there are any songs that you can use for multiple schools, that you save yourself some time learning and do that have some overlap because the other schools aren't going to confer with each other. We love you used this pace five different places and by the way, that's five more times to get it. Stay there, Um, and it's also allows you more time before you're hopefully your first audition to clean and all of those things and just make sure it's really an awesome performance. If they're I'm a singer, so I can't speak to instrumentalist. Diction articulation paid very close attention to those markings. It is really they're looking for potential, not perfection. They're not going to be like you squeaked once. You're not getting in like even a lot of conservatory's won't do that. Why you go in college So lake don't overly stress over it. You know, take my advice to heart, but at the same time, like it's also a day to get to know them and get to know the school you're looking at. Have fun, which I hope your music major you enjoy doing. So this is once again Jasmine Gold signing off and I will see you in the next video.