Ruby Holland Foundation

A Gateway For Future Musicians

REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS

SOLOIST and ENSEMBLES

Piano, violin, viola, cello, flute, oboe and Chamber music ensembles of trios, and quartets

Requirements

Two contrasting piece selection choice from either of 4 periods – Baroque, Classical Romantic and Contemporary – see application and video requirements.

SOLOIST and ENSEMBLES - [UNLIMITED – World Music, New Age]

Ukulele, Guitar, Fiddle/Violin, Drums, Steelpans

Competitor to submit selections of choice that are within their Division Level


VOICE

Classical, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Rhythm and Blues; Gospel, Jazz

Requirements

Two contrasting selections – Choose from below list suggestions

Classical- a composition from an art song, arias from an opera or oratorio in any language. Example:Dein Blaues Auge-Johannes Brahms

Musical Theatre- A song from a Broadway musical or well-known musical theatre production- Examples: Home-The Wiz the Musical

Jazz- Standard jazz tune with your own improvisation. Example - Misty, Sarah Vaughn; Summer Time, Ella Fitzgerald; Take the A Train, Duke Ellington.

Rhythm and Blues- a tune from a well-known artist or band or a transcription of a well-known solo artist. Examples: End of the Road, Boys to Men; Let’s Stay Together, Al Green; Midnight Train to Georgia, Gladys Knight & The Pips

Gospel

Traditional- a standard gospel song with your own arrangement/ improvisation

Example: I Surrender All, Andre Crouch and the Disciples; We Fall Down, Donny McClurkin; The Blessings of Abraham, Donald Lawrence and the Tri-City Singers.

Contemporary- an urban gospel song with your own improvisation. Examples: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child- Harry Burleigh or Change me-Tamela Mann

Original Music: No longer than 2-3 minutes. May be performed with an instrument such as: guitar or piano. Genres include: Gospel, Rhythm and Blues, Classical, Jazz, Musical theatre.