Wittenberg Music Audition Workshop
Learn how to audition for college music programs and their scholarships at Wittenberg’s annual Music Audition Workshop!
You will perform an audition, receive written input from a panel of Wittenberg University music department, and learn about the entire audition process.
• Thursday, November 17, 2016
• 7:00-9:00 pm
• For high school juniors and seniors
• Wittenberg University, Krieg Hall (directions below)
Thanks to the L. David Miller Fund, this event is completely free! But registration is required. Please use the registration form below.
The faculty members participating include:
Christopher Durrenberger, piano
Brandon Jones, conductor of Symphonic Band & Chamber Orchestra
Daniel Kazez, cello/bass
David Schubert, baritone
Diane Slagle, staff accompanist
Erik Zinter, conductor of Wittenberg Choir and Wittenberg Singers
Core activities (Krieg Recital Hall):
7:00 pm - Welcome
7:15 pm - Mock auditions (perform one, and watch others)
8:30 pm - Discussion: choosing music, stage presence, majors and double majors, and more
9:00 pm - Adjourn!
2:45-3:45 pm - String players are invited to attend part of a rehearsal of the Wittenberg Chamber Orchestra (Weaver Chapel).
4:30-6:05 pm - Singers are invited to participate in part of a rehearsal of the Wittenberg Choir (Krieg Recital Hall).
5:00-7:00 pm - All participants are invited to have dinner at Post 95 or the “CDR” (Center Dining Room), both of which are located in the Student Center, across from the music building. Meal vouchers will be provided (free of charge) in the Music Office in Krieg Hall, from 1:00 to 6:00, on the day of the workshop.
6:15-7:00 pm - Wind and percussion players are invited to attend part of a rehearsal of the Wittenberg Jazz Ensemble (Krieg Recital Hall).
What to Perform
Prepare a solo or étude about 3-5 minutes in length. If you wish, choose a solo that is appropriate for OMEA (Ohio Music Education Association) Solo and Ensemble adjudication. A pianist will be provided for singers (but is not needed for instrumentalists). If you are a singer, send sheet music:
Or fax (937-327-7347)
Or U.S. mail:
Dr. Daniel Kazez
Professor of Music & Music Audition Coordinator
200 West Ward St.
Springfield, OH 45501-0720
Krieg Hall, Parking, and More
This workshop will be held in Krieg Hall (the music building), located at 632 Woodlawn Ave. Free parking is available in the Krieg Hall Parking Lot (on the east side of Krieg Hall) and in the Student Center Parking Lot (across the street from Krieg Hall, on the other side of Ward Street).
If you are visiting Wittenberg from out of town, you might wish to check out this list of Springfield hotels. If you are a high school senior and are visiting from more than three hours away, contact Dr. Kazez about the possibility of an overnight stay on campus with a current Wittenberg music major.
Register for the Wittenberg Music Audition Workshop!
To register, use the form below or send email to Daniel Kazez firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, contact Dr. Kazez by email or phone: 937-327-7354 (or 800-677-7558 ext. 7354).