Pacific University Bay Area Talent Audition Day - FAQ's

 

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Hilton Concord

1970 Diamond Blvd.

Concord, CA

 

 

FAQ’s

Who can audition for a Music or Theater scholarship?

Must I be admitted to Pacific University to audition?

Can I audition for both Music and Theater scholarships?

How should I prepare for my Music Audition?

How should I prepare for my Theater Audition?

How do I register for the Bay Area Talent Scholarship Day?

When will I find out my audition time?

Can I attend if I’m not auditioning for a Music or Theater scholarship?

I’m a High School Junior – can I audition/attend?

Can my family attend?

What will be covered during the Admissions Presentation?

What will be covered during the Athletics Information Session?

Do I have to be from California to participate?

 

Who can audition for a Music or Theater scholarship?

Any High School Senior with a strong interest in participating in the Music or Theater departments as a Pacific University Student.

 

Must I be admitted to the University to audition?

Not necessarily – so long as your application has been submitted, you are eligible to audition for either Music or Theater Scholarships.

 

Can I audition for both Music and Theater scholarships?

Absolutely! Be sure to indicate your interest in auditioning for both scholarships on the Registration form.

 

How should I prepare for my Music Audition?

Music Audition Selections are 10-15 minutes and must meet the following criteria:

Pianists & Organists: Three works (each from a different period) selected from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic, or Modern Period.

Vocalists: Two Pieces, preferably in classical style, and at least one in a foreign language.

Strings: Two contrasting pieces, or two movements from a solo sonata or concerto

Winds: Two contrasting pieces, or two movements from a solo sonata or concert.

Percussion: Performance on a snare drum, timpani, and one or more mallet instruments

We will provide an accompanist, though you are welcome to provide your own.

For more information, visit the Pacific University Music Scholarship webpage.

 

How should I prepare for my Theater Interview and/or Audition?

All students interested in the Theater Scholarship will Interview.  For actors (even if you have other interests as well), please prepare at least one monologue of 1-2 minutes in length from a contemporary play. If you wish, you may also prepare and perform a second, contrasting monologue of the same length.

For more information, visit the Pacific University Theater Scholarship webpage.

 

How do I register for the Bay Area Talent Scholarship Day?

Register here.

 

When will I find out my audition time?

You will receive an email by Monday, January 28th, with information about your audition time and call time.

 

Can I attend if I’m not auditioning for a Music or Theater scholarship?

Absolutely! Space is limited and so priority registration will go to students who apply before January 1, 2013, but if you just want to learn more about Pacific University Admissions, Athletics, and Student Life from Counselors, current students, Faculty, and Coaches, be sure to register early!

 

I’m a High School Junior – can I audition/attend?

Unfortunately, no. At this time registration is open exclusively to High School Seniors.

 

Can my family attend?

Yes! Space is limited and so students may bring up to two guests.

 

What will be covered during the Admissions Presentation?

We will discuss the admissions process including admissions requirements, the academic experience, scholarship opportunities, and student life.

 

What will be covered during the Athletics Information Session?

Hear directly from Head Football Coach, Keith Buckley, about the student-athlete experience. For more specific information on playing Football at Pacific, stick around for a special Boxer Football Presentation!

 

Do I have to be from California to participate?

No – this event is open to anyone and everyone who wants to join us for a fun day in the Bay!