Asia Pacific Youth Choir

AUDITION - Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2019 in Hong Kong

 

Recruitment drive

The Asia Pacific Youth Choir welcomes new singers from the region! Please send your application to your national representative on the Asia Pacific Choral Council list, or Mr. Yoshihiro Egawa at y.egawa.music(a)gmail.com before the deadline of 17 December, 2018.

The following materials must be submitted for the application:

1. Application form (completed), together with:

a. A copy of the first page of your passport, and
b. A signed declaration of participation (on the attached form*).
*Please download the application form at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/l1llaqjuskvfrod/AADFsqubuFnB2tJ3IomsuNmoa?dl=0

2. Complete curriculum vitae and including the following information:

a. Education and languages spoken/read
b. School or employment
c. Relevant experience/accomplishments
d. Other related information

3. Audio files (MP3 format only). Please see attached for audition requirements.

Applications should be emailed to national representatives on the list, or Mr. Yoshihiro Egawa.
All applications should reach the organizers on or before 17 December 2018. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.


Audition requirements

Instructions:

1. Please use digital audio files (MP3 format) of high quality.

2. Recordings should not contain ambient/background noise.

3. On the MP3 file, please mark clearly the 

a. name of the candidate in full
b. voice-part (S / A / T / B), and
c. home country.

Audition requirements:

1. Prepared scores (a set piece): Josquin Des Prez Ave Maria** (bb. 1-54)

This allows the candidate to demonstrate his/her ability in preparing a given score at home.
The candidate should record his/her part, with all dynamics and articulation, at the correct tempo, in the given key; other parts should be played on the piano.

2. Range test: One short exercise of the candidate’s choice, sung forte and a cappella, on an open vowel, presenting the entire voice range.

** Please download a score of the set piece at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/l1llaqjuskvfrod/AADFsqubuFnB2tJ3IomsuNmoa?dl=0