Audition Requirements

2023-2024 Application Schedule

  • December 1, 2022 – Fine Arts Center online application for new and returning students for the 2023 - 2024 school year will go live.

  • January 27, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. - Final deadline for new applications. The only exceptions to this deadline are for families that move into Greenville County.

  • February 3 - Students will submit a Pre-screen video via a Google Form emailed to you by the instructor. The Google Form will be sent to applicants as they apply and must be completed by February 3rd to be considered for a live auditions.

  • February 17 - Notification of pre-screening results to applicants

  • February 25 and March 4 - Whole School Audition Days

  • March 29 - Notification of results in Backpack

Audition requirements are the same for Pre-screening and for Live Auditions

Students should prepare the requirements for at least two of the following instruments:

Snare Drum

  • rudiments (as many as you know)

  • a solo or etude

  • possible sight reading

Drum Set

  • a solo piece and/or demonstration of styles (rock, funk, jazz swing, latin, etc)

Mallet Percussion

  • scales and arpeggios (as many as you know)

  • a solo or etude

  • possible sight reading


  • a solo or etude

  • demonstration of timpani roll (single stroke roll)