Selection choir audition process VPJD 2018
The procedure for VPJD2020 will be similar, but details aren't final yet...The auditions for the Selection Choir will be held in
advantage of this is, that we don't need to hold the
the first day of the VPJD, and also that the members of the selection
choir could have the sheetmusic and practise files in advance, so they
could prepare the music. And people know in advance if they need to
prepare the music for the big choir or the Selection Choir.
You can indicate your interest in auditioning for the Selection Choir
by checking the appropriate box on the application form.
You will be eligible to audition for the Selection Choir after your
admittance to the VPJD 2020 has been confirmed and your
invoice is paid.
Every participant who indicated to be interested, will receive an email with the instructions and
links to the material needed for the audition.
audition procedure is as follows (version VPJD2018):
yourself on video in one take as you do the following (in any
Go to www.wetransfer.nl and send the recorded video to firstname.lastname@example.org
on or before Sunday April 29th 2018. Do NOT try to send your video recording
as an e-mail attachment, since it will most likely fail and we will not
know you tried to send it.
- Sing a jazz or
pop song of your choice, a cappella, maximum
It is acceptable for your selection to be an
incomplete song, and you may wish to sing the parts of the song that
best feature your vocal abilities.
- Improvise a three chorus-long (36-measures) blues scat solo
using the (provided) YouTube video as an accompaniment track
- Sing your voice part to Kerry Marsh's arrangement of
"Feelin' Good", according to these instructions:
Sing from rehearsal mark C up to rehearsal mark D of
the chart only.
(PDF and practice files provided)
Use the (provided) "Minus-One" track for your voice-part as the
accompaniment track in your video.
Please note: maximum video
time is 7 minutes, the audition must be recorded in one take (no stops
the video may not be edited in any way and it must be in by Sunday
April 29th 2018.
Early June 2018 every auditioner will be informed about their
admittance to the Selection Choir.
to send in audition-videos has passed, so you can no longer
audition for the VPJD2018!