SOLOIST and ENSEMBLES
Piano, violin, viola, cello, flute, oboe and Chamber music ensembles of trios, and quartets
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
Classical, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Rhythm and Blues; Gospel, Jazz
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
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.