Music Summer Intensives Audition Instructions - UNCSA

Summer Intensives Audition Instructions

Summer Intensives Audition Instructions

Priority Audition Deadline Priority Registration Deadline
April 17, 2017 May 1, 2017
Auditions received after this date cannot be considered for UNCSA scholarships. Registrations received after this date are considered on a case-by-case basis as space allows. Registrations received after a program has been filled will be placed on a waiting list.

Eligibility

Participation for most programs is open to students who are at least 12 years of age and a rising 7th grade student. There is no upper age limit, though most of our students will fall in the 12-25 age range.

Registration

After you have submitted audition materials (if applicable) we will notify you by email if you have been accepted into the intensive. Acceptance emails will include a registration link for online registration – you must fill out the online registration to be enrolled.

Audition Requirements

Submit audition materials* to:
Natalie Parker, Director of Summer Music Programs
School of Music
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
1533 South Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27127
parkern@uncsa.edu
(336) 770-3260

*Digital files are preferred, but physical copies of any materials requested are also accepted.

Strings

1. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation:

  • One letter preferably from a music teacher, preferably the private instructor;
  • One letter from an individual who can address the student’s level of maturity (as an academic teacher or guidance counselor).

2. Submit Audio or Video recordings of two (2) pieces or movements.

  • Video can be sent via DVD, uploaded onto YouTube with link or sent via Dropbox.
  • Audio can be sent via CD, emailed as mp3 or uploaded onto YouTube with link.

3. Submit a resume and/or repertoire list specifying the music the applicant has studied and any previous experience in their area of study.

String Chamber Orchestra

1. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation:

  • One letter preferably from a music teacher, preferably the private instructor;
  • One letter from an individual who can address the student’s level of maturity (as an academic teacher or guidance counselor).

2. Submit Audio or Video recordings of two (2) pieces or movements.

  • Video can be sent via DVD, uploaded onto YouTube with link or sent via Dropbox.
  • Audio can be sent via CD, emailed as mp3 or uploaded onto YouTube with link.

3. Submit a resume and/or repertoire list specifying the music the applicant has studied and any previous experience in their area of study.

Composition

1. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation:

  • One letter preferably from a music teacher, preferably the private instructor;
  • One letter from an individual who can address the student’s level of maturity (as an academic teacher or guidance counselor).

2. Submit two (2) original music scores and, if available, recordings of the scores demonstrating the applicant's overall ability and level.

  • Video can be sent via DVD, uploaded onto YouTube with link or sent via Dropbox.
  • Audio can be sent via CD, emailed as mp3 or uploaded onto YouTube with link.

Voice

1. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation:

  • One letter preferably from a music teacher, preferably the private instructor;
  • One letter from an individual who can address the student’s level of maturity (as an academic teacher or guidance counselor).

2. Submit Audio or Video recordings of two (2) pieces or movements.

  • Video can be sent via DVD, uploaded onto YouTube with link or sent via Dropbox.
  • Audio can be sent via CD, emailed as mp3 or uploaded onto YouTube with link.

3. Submit a resume and/or repertoire list specifying the music the applicant has studied and any previous experience in their area of study.

Piano

1. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation:

  • One letter preferably from a music teacher, preferably the private instructor;
  • One letter from an individual who can address the student’s level of maturity (as an academic teacher or guidance counselor).

2. Submit Audio or Video recordings of two (2) pieces or movements.

  • Video can be sent via DVD, uploaded onto YouTube with link or sent via Dropbox.
  • Audio can be sent via CD, emailed as mp3 or uploaded onto YouTube with link.

Organ

1. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation:

  • One letter preferably from a music teacher, preferably the private instructor;
  • One letter from an individual who can address the student’s level of maturity (as an academic teacher or guidance counselor).

2. Submit Audio or Video recordings of two (2) pieces or movements.

  • Video can be sent via DVD, uploaded onto YouTube with link or sent via Dropbox.
  • Audio can be sent via CD, emailed as mp3 or uploaded onto YouTube with link.

3. Submit a resume and/or repertoire list specifying the music the applicant has studied and any previous experience in their area of study (including piano).

Harp

No audition is required to register. Please contact Natalie Parker for program registration link: parkern@uncsa.edu. Subject: SummerHarp Registration Request

Guitar

No audition is required to register. Please contact Natalie Parker for program registration link: parkern@uncsa.edu. Subject: SummerGuitar Registration Request