Acceptance into the Kimmel Jazz Collective for Young Artists is by audition only. To audition, click on the registration link below and enter your information. Then submit a video audition by completing the steps below.
Instrumental Audition Requirements:
Perform a song of your choice that showcases your skill level on your instrument. (No previous jazz experience required for our fundamentals ensemble)
- Performance must be at least 45 seconds long and no longer than 3 minutes.
- Acceptance into program will be based on demonstration of the following skills:
- Technique (tone quality, articulation, range)
- Musicality (dynamics, phrasing, interpretation)
Any genre of music is acceptable, but if you would like to be considered for an advanced ensemble, please submit a performance that reflects your Jazz and Improvisation proficiency.You may utilize a rhythm section or backing track.
Vocal Audition Requirements
Perform a Jazz standard of your choice that showcases your technique, phrasing, and musicality. Improvisation is encouraged but not required. You may utilize a rhythm section or backing track.
Registration is closed for the 2022-2023 school year. Check back in June for information and registration for the 2023-2024 school year.
Email video links to [email protected].