SMMSHF Chorus Auditions
Southern Maine Middle School Honors Festival
Chorus Auditions 2018-2019
- Sing the appropriate Soprano, Alto or Baritone line to Flying Free as outlined in the audition parts below. Sopranos will sing with the Alto track in the audition. Altos and Baritones will sing with the Soprano track in the audition.
- Sing a Scale using solfege syllables or on “loo” or “la”. Sopranos sing an Eb Major Scale. Altos sing a C Major Scale. Baritones will sing a Major Scale appropriate for their range. Enter the audition room knowing your starting pitch. Students will hear the first note of the scale in the audition.
- Sightread a 4-measure stepwise melody using moveable Do through So with quarter and half notes. Students may sing using solfege syllables or on "loo" or "la". Sopranos sightread in Treble Clef Eb Major. Altos sightread in Treble Clef C Major. Baritones sightread in Bass Clef Eb Major. Students will hear Do and the Tonic chord in the audition.
Please copy one Scoresheet for each of your students auditioning and have
them fill it out with their name and school prior to the audition.
Audition Piece: Flying Free by Don Besig
Click on the following to download the audition piece sheet music:
Practice tracks to sing along with: