Please arrive 10 minutes before your interview time. Your interview will last roughly 10 minutes.
WHAT TO PREPARE:
All VYC Kids applicants will be asked to:
answer some questions about musical background and personal strengths
sing O Canada OR Happy Birthday OR a short acapella song of their choice (a portion of a song is fine). There is no accompanist at the audition.
echo back some short, simple melodies
sing along with some vocal exercises to help determine vocal range
After the singing portion is finished, VYC Kids applicants may be asked to complete a short theory worksheet to help determine their music literacy level. This worksheet should take 5-15 minutes to complete. Please note: the ability to read music is not a requirement for entry into VYC Kids - our program teaches music literacy and the worksheet is just a tool to help us best direct the growth of each singer. If a child is brand new to music reading, he or she will not need to complete the worksheet.
WHAT TO BRING:
a pencil and eraser
lyrics or music for your song for your own personal reference (only if needed)
Choir auditions will take place at Eric Hamber Secondary School: 5025 Willow St, Vancouver, BC AND at St. Mary's Kerrisdale, 2490 W 37th Ave, Vancouver, BC. Please see your audition confirmation for the location of your audition.