FAA Vocal Arts Strand Audition Requirements

All students auditioning for the Vocal strand will need to be prepared to sing the following:

  • Vocalises/warm-up exercises to show vocal range
  • Pitch Matching
    • Director will play two notes on the piano, student will sing notes back on a "loo."
  • The first verse of My Country Tis of Thee (MUST be memorized)
  • A Sight-Reading excerpt chosen by the director
    • 8-measures in length
    • Key of C Major (no sharps or flats)
    • All step-wise motion (no skips)
    • Whole notes/rests, half notes/rests, quarter notes/rests

Sight-Reading Study Resources

One-Minute Sight Singing

 

One-Minute Sight Singing is a great resource to help you prepare for the sight-reading portion of your audition. Unit 2 in this book is equal to the difficulty level of your audition excerpt.

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