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Performing Arts | Auditions for Groups & Performances

Please note: the information below is for current/upcoming performance group auditions only; for degree program entrance-auditions, please see links on right.

 

Dance 

All auditions are held in Katzen 152. Contact Melanie George (mgeorge@american.edu) for further information.

American University Dance Company Auditions
December 2, 2013, 6:30 p.m.

Spring Dance Concert Auditions
January 18, 2014, 10:00 a.m.

 

Music

CHORAL ENSEMBLES

American University Chorus:
January 13-17, 2014
Various times are available; please sign up in the Katzen Arts Center outside room 146, call 202-885-3425 or email chorus@american.edu

American University Chamber Singers:
January 13-17, 2014
Various times are available; please sign up in the Katzen Arts Center outside room 146, call 202-885-3425 or email chorus@american.edu
For choral audition and registration information please see: http://www.american.edu/cas/performing-arts/opportunities/choral-audition.cfm

Gospel Choir:
Auditions held during first scheduled class time - TBA.
Prepare: one a cappella or accompanied hymn, gospel or inspirational piece.
For information, email ssledge@american.edu


INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES

University Orchestra:
January 13-17, 2014
Various times available. Please sign up in the Katzen Arts Center, outside room 147, call 202-885-3477, or email orchestra@american.edu
Prepare: two excerpts of auditionee's choice that show contrast, preferably fast and slow.

Symphonic Band:
January 13-17, 2014
Various times available. Please sign up in the Katzen Arts Center, outside room 147
Prepare: two excerpts of contrasting style, about 1 minute each. Any solo, etude or excerpt from other repertoire will work. No scales or sight reading required.

Chamber Music:
By appointment
For information, contact Nancy Jo Snider, Music Program Director at nsnider@american.edu

Jazz Ensemble:
January 13-14, 2014, time by appointment
January 15, 2014, during session
Contact Joshua Bayer for information and audition appointment: josh@joshuabayer.com or call 202-885-3872

AU Workshop:
January 16, 2014, 7:30PM in the Katzen Arts Center, room 151
For spring 2014, the group is looking for saxes, brass players and pianists. The Workshop welcomes students and community members.
For information, contact Noah Getz at getz@american.edu.

Pep Band - The "Screamin' Eagles":
January 16, 2014, 5:30PM, Katzen Arts Center, room 151
For information: AUPepBand@gmail.com or decker@american.edu, www.aueagles.com/fan_central/pepband/index

 

Theatre/Musical Theatre

Spring 2014 Department Productions have been cast. Auditions for Fall 2014 productions will be posted when available.