Broadway Camp – Musicians

Musicians

Video Auditions Due: Wednesday, May 26

Dates: July 26–31 | 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (exact schedule TBD)

Join the orchestra for Broadway’s Camp production of RENT. Using the Broadway orchestrations, students become an important part of the creative team, working alongside professionals in rehearsals and performances. All workshops and rehearsals are open to all students, and specific workshops are created for the musicians to expand their knowledge and add to the experience.

Tuition: $300 tuition assistance available

Musician Audition Information

AUDITION VIDEOS DUE: Wednesday, May 26
PERFORMANCES: Friday, July 30 at 7 p.m. and Saturday July 31 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
$150 deposit due once cast.
AGE: Students 14 to 19 years old

 

STUDENTS MUST BE AVAILABLE
FOR ALL REHEARSALS, MASTER CLASSES AND PERFORMANCE DATES.

Q: What should I prepare for the musician audition?

Violins:
1. A 16 Bar Solo of your choice (equivalent 1 minute).
2. E, F# and G scales, two octaves up and down.
3. Play the prepared piece: “Tango Maureen” and “Another Day”
* Note: When/if there are multiple measures of rest you may stop and start where your part picks up.

Cello:
1. A 16 Bar Solo of your choice (equivalent 1 minute).
2. E, F# and G scales, two octaves up and down.
3. Play the prepared piece: “Tango Maureen” and “Another Day”
* Note: When/if there are multiple measures of rest you may stop and start where your part picks up.

Guitars:
You will need to play both acoustic and electric in the show.
1. A 16 Bar Solo of your choice in Pop/Rock Style. (equivalent 1 minute).
2. Play the prepared pieces: “Rent” “What You Own”(Electric) and “Your Eyes” (Acoustic)

Bass:
Electric Bass
1. E, F# and G scales, two octaves up and down.
2. Play the prepared pieces: “Santa Fe” “Take Me or Leave Me” “What You Own” and “Without You”
* Note: When/if there are multiple measures of rest you may stop and start where your part picks up.

Keyboards:
1. A 16 Bar Solo of your choice in Pop/Rock Style. (equivalent 1 minute).
2. I, IV, I, V7, I progressions in E, F# and G.
3. Play the prepared piece: “Christmas Bells” “Today For You”
* Note: When there are multiple measures of rest you may stop and start where your part picks up.

Drums & Percussion:
1. A 16 Bar Solo of your choice. Pop/Rock Style. (equivalent 1 minute).
2. Play the prepared pieces: “Tango Maureen” “Take Me or Leave Me” and “Rent”
* Note: When/if there are multiple measures of rest you may stop and start where your part picks up.

Q: What if I want to audition with more than one instrument?
A: Awesome! Feel free to perform the information as specified above for each instrument you want to audition with.

Q: If cast, are we expected to learn the music on our own?
A: Once cast, the music for the show will be sent out by the first week of July. Students are expected to practice on their own and come to rehearsals to work together during the week of July 26-30.

 

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