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Morse Summer Music Academy: Application and Audition

Eligibility

  • attend a New Haven public school
  • be entering 4th-12th grades in the fall of 2017
  • participate in their school’s music program (if available)
  • exhibit musical accomplishment, enthusiasm, and work habits conducive to an intensive music instruction program

Please note: Our program is currently available only to New Haven Public School students; students from charter schools or outside of NHPS are not eligible.

Auditions

Students choose an audition day and time as part of their application. Please arrive 15 minutes before your audition time to sign in.

Audition Requirements

Band:

  • 6 scales (one octave): Bb major, C major, F major, D major, G major, and a chromatic scale
  • A short solo piece chosen by the student
  • A sight-reading excerpt proposed by the adjudicator the day of the audition

Strings:

  • 2 scales (one octave): C major and G major
  • A short solo piece chosen by the student
  • A sight-reading excerpt proposed by the adjudicator the day of the audition

Choir:

  • A short solo song of their choice
  • Students will repeat different vocal exercises (some of them with choreography) proposed by the adjudicators

Applications for the summer of 2017 will be available mid-March.

Questions: Please contact Morse Summery Music Academy.